Andromeda Botanic Gardens 
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Water has the ability to portray movement in a garden, and to reflect its surroundings. These abilities enable water to enhance the beauty of anything planted in or near it. Many plants thrive in or near water, and among these may be found some of the most colorful, attractive and interesting of plants. The Andromeda Botanic Gardens has a notable collection of aquatic plants. Here is a sample of what you may see in our ponds when you visit us.


pond and palms use.JPG (158933 bytes) pond plant use.JPG (155502 bytes) pond plants.JPG (159223 bytes) pond view.JPG (157726 bytes) aqu top pond.JPG (149265 bytes)
Large Pond view Typhenodorum lindleyanum Pond view Pond view Pond view



pond lilly flo white .JPG (36950 bytes) Lotus form use.JPG (112199 bytes) Lotus flow an pod crop.JPG (29465 bytes) water lettuce.JPG (100611 bytes) water hyacinth use.JPG (92566 bytes)
Water lilly flower (Nymphaea sp) Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) Lotus flower and seedpod (Nelumbo nucifera) Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) Hardy water lilly



aquatic legume use.JPG (155335 bytes) aquatic lilly and grass.JPG (146524 bytes) Aquatic unk.JPG (134294 bytes) Cyperus alternafolius.JPG (151371 bytes) pond lilly flo pur use.JPG (80641 bytes)
Water sensitive plant (Neptunia oleracea) Taro (Colocasia esculenta)  Hardy water canna (Thalia dealbata) Umbrella plant (Cyperus alternifolius)  Water lilly (Nymphaea sp)



pond lilly form.JPG (112760 bytes) duckweed crop.JPG (13509 bytes) aqautic unk.JPG (125683 bytes) Cyperus papyrus.JPG (132131 bytes) pond lilly flower purpl an white.JPG (86552 bytes)
Water lillies (Nymphaea sp) Duck weed Hardy water canna (Thalia dealbata) Cyperus papyrus Water lilly (Nymphaea sp)


cyperus1.jpg (158516 bytes) water hyacinth .JPG (159127 bytes) cyprus_papyrus_use.JPG (37177 bytes) pond_plants.JPG (21316 bytes) pond plant flower.JPG (157419 bytes)
Umbrella plant (Cyperus alternifolius) Water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) Cyperus papyrus Hardy water canna (Thalia dealbata) Hardy water canna flower (Thalia dealbata)
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Copyright 2003 Stephen Proverbs ( c/o University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus). All rights reserved.
Revised: November 26, 2003 .