White Flowered Hardy Lilies
Tricker's has a wonderful assortment of Pure White Flowered Hardy Water Lilies that are have endured many decades of beauty. Two special very hardy varieties are from George Richardson, Lordstown, OH. Others are from the famous hybridizer M. Marliac, the French hybrizier that produced some of the most beautiful hybrids today and have never been matched! They can all withstand sub zero winters under ice and snow cover and are wonderful varieties that just grow and bloom profusely. In warm climates they just burst into bloom! Enjoy a hybrid that Tricker customers have been growing for decades!
White Flowered Hardy Lilies - Items
Gladstone. Considered the King of the Whites, surpassing all of the other lilies in size and freedom of bloom.
Richardsonii. This was the first double white hardy water lily in the world and was introduced in the 1890's by the noted George Richardson of Lordstown, Ohio, from his establishment near the current location of Tricker's.
Marliac White. Introduced by the world famous Marliac and received the Award of Merit by the Royal Horticulture Society. The white flowers with yellow centers are very fragrant.
Hal Miller. Has a very large creamy white blossom and is an excellent blooming plant. It was a cross between Virginalis (pure white) water lily and Sunrise (yellow with long stems) water lily. This magnificent hardy does well in semi shade.
Virginalis. The famous French hybridizer, Marliac developed and indicated to many to be one of the largest hardy white flowers in existence. Blossoms are sometimes close to a foot in diameter, fragrant and pure white with a yellow center.
Gonnere. This Marliac, world famous hybridizer, hybrid has blossoms with broad petals being snow-white in color and are very numerous (sometimes more than 85) which appear narrow.