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America's Oldest Water Garden Speciality Store

Water lily icon Lustrous Hardy Water Lily

Lustrous Hardy Water Lily
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Item #: 10-3017
Lustrous. This is a William Tricker, Inc. hybrid of our own introduction in 1922 by William Tricker, Inc. while under the leadership of Albert Buskirk. Blossoms are large, of satiny rose-pink shade, and cup-shaped. Sepals are brown underneath and a deep pink inside. Stamens are yellow and in the form of a thick cluster. They are very vigorous growers and seed readily. Our catalog description in its introduction in 1922 read "A new variety of our own introduction. It is a distinct improvement over any known variety of pink water lily. The bloom is large, perfect cup-shaped, with a host of deep rose-pink petals, while the center is closely packed with yellow stamens. There is a peculiar silvery sheen to the color, which gives a wonderful luster". Today, Lustrous still stands out among the pink colored water lilies!

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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 (born 1853) started his commercial water lily culture in the United States in the late 1800's. He began experimenting with 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 aquatice from hybridiing water lilies. His water lily nursery and company was formed in both Ohio and Pennsylvania and each were passed down to 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.

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