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How fast do water lilies multiply?
They will begin growing roughly two weeks after they have been planted and then will begin blooming in another two to four weeks. They should be fertilized about twice a month.
Can you divide water lilies?
After about five years, water lilies will be ready to divide. They often stop flowering when they have outgrown their container.
How fast do lily pads spread?
Water lilies and their surface lily pads can blanket areas of water as deep as six feet. A single rhizome can reproduce and grow to cover an area 15 feet in diameter in as little as 15 years.
Are water lilies good for dams?
Deep water plants, such as Water lilies and Rushes, are an important component of any well balanced dam or wetland design. They assist in stabilising the pond water temperature, reduce evaporation, help to reduce algal blooms and maintain healthier pond water, particularly during drought conditions.
How do water lilies reproduce?
Water lilies reproduce through both seeds and rhizome spread. *Aquatic Biologists recommends implementing preventative management techniques and physical removal prior to, or in conjunction with treatment.
Should water lilies be repotted?
Spring is the ideal time to repot fleshy water lilies into slightly larger pots, helping them to grow better. Repotting with fresh compost increases nutrients to the plant, while a larger pot stops the roots from becoming congested. Once you've repotted your lily, gradually reintroduce it to the pond, over a few weeks.