The IWGS plant database is your number one up-to-date source for details on all aquatic plants.
In addition to discovering the latest waterlily (Nymphaea) and lotus (Nelumbo) varieties, you can use this database to:
Our database, which currently comprises over 3,000 plant names, and more than 1,000 photographs, continues to grow, with new varieties being added constantly. Register today and help the IWGS document and spread knowledge of waterlilies, lotuses and other aquatic plants!
As the official ICRA Registrars for Nymphaeaceae and Nelumbonaceae, the IWGS encourages hybridizers to register their creations. Registered plants will appear in the plant database after acceptance.
Alternatively, you can click on one of the links below to see plants within that genus.
A small genus of plants native to tropical Asia.
This genus has a single species of plant native to tropical Asia.
Plants found in temperate to sub-arctic areas in the Northern Hemisphere.
Made up of hardy and tender plants, with a cosmopolitan distribution.
A small genus of plants with the largest species.
The only genus in its family, comprising only two species and many hybrids.
Marginal plants for the pond edge
Oxgenating and deep water plants
Free-floating aquatic plants