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Jack Wood - Water Lily

Jack Wood - Water Lily
Jack Wood - Water Lily
Jack Wood - Water Lily
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Item #: 10-1022

Jack Wood water lily was introduced by John Wood in 1972. The petals are a very unusual raspberry color with butter gold centers. The ruby stamens add a delightful color combination to this lily!  Click on the 2nd image of Jack Wood and see these wonderful ruby stamens.  The pads are a distinct olive green, and with the raspberry flower color make a very attactive display in any water garden pool.  It is a very profuse bloomer that will bloom continuously through the summer months well into the fall.  The original Jack Wood water lily came to Tricker's from Jack Wood himself, who was a well known as a water lily hybridizer that did his water lily hybrids from California.   Of all the hunreds of hybrid water lilies, this very water lily was choosen to be on the front cover of the historical and well noted book Encyclopedia of the Water-Lily by Charles Masters who was a frequent visitor of William Tricker, Inc.® for years.  Grow Jack Wood Water Lily today, and see why it was selected to be on the book cover of a historic book that was selected among all the beautiful water lily hybrids described in the book.  

Each: $25.90

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 aquatic plants for over a century. Our customers have been receiving quality guaranteed aquatics, some free,that make Water Gardening easy and fun to do. Purchase with confidence at Tricker's.

Tricker's Has a Long and Interesting History
Blue Beauty Water Lily 1896 Tricker Hybrid

William Tricker (1853-1916) was an originator of commercial water lily culture in the United States. He began experimenting in the later 1800s growing and hybridizing water lilies. He improved the shape, colors and hardiness of these beautiful aquatic plants.

In the early 1890's, he hybridized magnificent water lilies gave him a reputation as a lead grower of aquatic plants. He established a water lily nursery and company. In 1892, he introduced the first William Tricker catalog. This rare 1892 William Tricker Catalog as well as other water garden historic relics are still with the company.

Many hybrid water lilies were introduced and named by these noted individuals and are still available today. Some are unique and "first of a kind" in their respective classes and can be purchased from William Tricker, Inc.®.

You can still enjoy these spectacular Water Lily hybrids and witness the beauty observed long ago when we had time to ponder nature's miracles. Volumes of information about the accomplishments and dedication of the individuals that contributed to the success of Tricker's can be written.

Tricker's introduced many new water lily hybrids as well as developing fancy fish and ornamental fish propagation, fish remedies, water pH testing, aquatic fertilizers, fish food formulations, and the manufacture of aquariums and accessories.

Tricker's is, indeed, a company to trust to send you lovely live water lilies and aquatic animals suited for your picturesque water garden.

Member of Aquatic Growers and Suppliers of Water Garden Products

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, U.S. National Park Service

Read more about William Tricker and the historic water lily nursery at this link.