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Tricker's Water Garden and Outdoor Decor
Century-old Greenhouses & Hatcheries at 7125 Tanglewood Dr, Independence Ohio 44131 1-800-524-3492
NOTE: The historic walk-in store is closed to the public. You can shop online and have your order shipped or arrange a pick-up after you checkout. During the pick-up, you are welcome to inspect your order.

William Tricker Inc

America's Oldest Water Garden Store — Over 100 years old.

Water lily icon 'Attraction' Hardy Water Lily

'Attraction' Hardy Water Lily
'Attraction' Hardy Water Lily
'Attraction' Hardy Water Lily
'Attraction' Hardy Water Lily
'Attraction' Hardy Water Lily
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Botanical Name: Nymphea 'Attraction'

Item #: 10-3003
Free from Pesticides and Herbicides!
No pesticides and no herbicides are used in our greenhouses and ponds.

The Nymphea 'Attraction' water lily was hybridized in 1910 by M. Marliac, one of the most popular hardy water lily hybridizers in history.

There are many varieties of the 'Attraction' water lily. Customers loved the Attraction because of the beauty that it brings to the pond.

The perennial 'Attraction' has one of the largest blossoms of all the hardy water lilies. It received an Award of Merit by the Royal Horticulture Society.

Appearance. The glowing red flowers are surrounded by rose-tipped, white-flecked petals. The flowers become deeper red in color and more striking with age. The stamens are of a rich mahogany tipped yellow and sepals are white wit tracing of rose.

Benefits. The leaves offer a landing pad for bees seeking water. The pads provide shelter for your aquatic life. Algal growth can be inhibited by the shade from the lily pads.

Growing Conditions. Full sunlight (over 6 hrs) or partial shade (sun 2-6 hrs). Acidic loam or silt soil less than pH 6. Standing water, not flowing or moving water. Needs 3-6' space for growth.

Size: Flowers may grow to be greater than 6" in diameter with 7-20 petals. The pads are 10"-12".


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About Tricker's
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America's Oldest Water Garden Specialist established in 1892
In the 1920s and 1930s, William Tricker delivered aquatics locally with trucks to customers. This practice is still done today.

William Tricker, Inc.® is a leading grower of aquatic plants, supplier of water garden products and aquarium supplies. Our aquatic greenhouses have produced superior plants for over a century. Customers have been receiving quality aquativ plants and animals that make water gardening easy and fun to do. Purchase with confidence at Tricker's.

William Tricker (born 1853) started his commercial water lily culture in the United States in the late 1800's when he started hybridizing water lilies and studied what helps their growth. The shape, colors and hardiness of his beautiful aquatic plants have withstood the test of time.

In the early 1890's, he earned a reputation as a leader in aquatic lifeforms from hybridiing many water lilies. His water lily nursery and company, in both Ohio and Pennsylvania, was passed down tthrough his family until the 1980's when Richard Lee purchased the Ohio company. In 1892, the first William Tricker mail-order catalog was mailed to customers across the nation, and we still do, today.