Sun, wind and appropriate water depth for water lilies. Most of the water lily like plants and flowers grow very best in strong sun at least 6-8 hours.  All can handle shade, however, and will continue to grow. In fact although they may not flower or color and much, that still will perform better in shade than most lilies would have done. As water lilies “Breathe” through the upper portions of their free float leaves. They need calm, tranquil waters away from splashes. If they are splashed Read more