Here are three links about lilies that are topics from pre 2006. They are also listed in the link above titled: Lilly Pads? http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.ph...0&site_id=1 http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.ph...1&site_id=1http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.ph...0&site_id=1
2018 Discussion about choosing water lilies and a very good link of how to plant / transplant them. http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=486026#Post486026
Note to those serious about reading more about water lilies for ponds and lakes. See these two articles in back issues of Pond Boss magazine:
1. Water Lilies in Ponds? Part 1. by Bill Cody March -April 2010: pg 36-38. Types of floating leaf lily-like plants, their features, and control methods.
2. Hybrid Water Lilies Part 2. Jul-Aug 2010: pg 48-52. All about hybrid hardy water lilies, root types, choosing from the many varieties, numerous examples, planting, dividing and transplanting, sources.
Back issues of Pond Boss magazine can be ordered from the Pond Boss Store on the Home Page (free shipping):http://www.pondboss.com/store.asp?c=9