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Greenhouses & Hatcheries at 7125 Tanglewood Dr, Independence OH. 44131 1-800-524-3492

Gladstone Hardy Water Lily

Gladstone Hardy Water Lily
Gladstone Hardy Water Lily
Gladstone Hardy Water Lily
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Item #: 10-3010

Gladstone. Considered the King of the Whites, surpassing all of the other lilies in size and freedom of bloom. Famous water gardener George Richardson of Lordstown, Ohio introduced this lily from his establishment in 1894 and it was given the Award of Merit by the Royal Horticulture Society. The plant flowers very profusely and with a rather sweet fragrance . Leaf stalks are striped brown, dark green leaves circular and large, and stand out of the water when well established. Flowers are pure white and cup shaped. Stamens appear as clusters of gold threads. It is a vigorous grower. After growing acres of water lilies in northern Ohio, Geroge Richardson said of his award winning water lily that "Gladstone is an elegant grower. It is among the first to bloom in the spring and continues to frost. The blossoms are produced in abundance...and is the clearest sparkling white flower of any known water lily."

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Recommended Options

Plant Containers

Plant containers with handles to make it easier to adjust the position in your pond.

Pea Gravel

Pea gravel will cover your soil to help keep the soil intact and from fish from disrupting it.

Fertilizer Planting Collection 1

Praefecta: Mix 1/4 lb in 1 cubic foot soil. Repeat about every month.
Pellets are inserted near the roots during the growing season.
AMT (Aquatic Mineral Transport): Use 2 cups for 1/2 cubic foot of soil if it lacks clay.

Praefecta Plant Nutrient

Mix 1/4 lb with 1 cubic foot of soil. Repeat about four weeks.

Trico Pellets

Trico stimulates growth of flowers. Insert near the roots. Use monthly during the grwoing season.


America's Oldest Water Garden Specialist established in 1892
In the later 1920s and 1930s Tricker delivered aquatics locally via trucks to customers. This practice is still done today in newer vehicles.

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

William Tricker (1853-1916) started commercial water lily culture in the United States in the late 1800's. He began experimenting in hybridizing water lilies and what helps their growth. The shape, colors and hardiness of his beautiful aquatic plants has withstood the test of time.

In the early 1890's, hybridization of water lilies gave him a reputation as a leader in aquatic plants. He established a water lily nursery and company in both Ohio and Pennsylvania that were passed down to his family until the 1980's when Richard Lee purchased the Ohio company. In 1892, the first William Tricker catalog was mailed to customers across the nation.

Read more about William Tricker and the historic water lily nursery here.