Wednesday, July 18, 2012


I had been lusting after this water lily (N. ‘Wanvisa’) at Hughes Water Gardens for a while.

I went earlier in the spring and first noticed it, but I didn't buy it at the time (what was I thinking?!?).

A few weeks passed and I was still lusting after it. I went back one day because I was depressed and needed some retail plant therapy. I was wondering through the hardy water lily house only to find that they were all gone!

I wandered around looking at other plants, kicking myself for not buying it earlier when I would have had pick of the litter.

I wasn't going to give up, so I asked a clerk if they had any others and fortunately for me, she knew there was one in an area away from the usual place.

N. ‘Wanvisa’

I scooped it up as fast as I could!  Boy am I glad! 

N. ‘Wanvisa’
N. ‘Wanvisa’

N. ‘Wanvisa’

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