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Water lily icon Trickeri - Tricker Night Blooming Hybrid

Trickeri - Tricker Night Blooming Hybrid
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Trickeri. In 1893 William Tricker introduced this lovely hybrid. The leaves are glistening emerald green above and dark green beneath. The flowers are a rose pink. Leaves are large, finely toothed and ribbed with numerous veins. This water lily was proudly introduced at the 1893 Chicago's World Fair (also known as the Chicago Colombian Exposition). A most unusual historic lily that has been adorning water garden pools for well over a hundred years! Isn't it time to grow Trickeri in your water garden pool today!

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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.