problem with water lilies

jim arnold asked 13 years ago

I’ve 4 water lilies in a sunny pond they flowered the first year but have not flowered since although they are growing bigger and seem healthy. please help thanks

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Water lilies often flower as small plants in pots because of the restriction. When placed in a pond there is more root-run and the plants grow more quickly, often failing to flower for a while, but flowering again after a time.

This is exacerbated by having a lot of fish in the pond as they increase the levels of nutrients.