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Q.Soil for water lilies

Zone 37923 Tennessee | Anonymous added on October 16, 2020 | Answered

I have watched Videos on planting water lilies, but I do not understand how to get the soil mixture to plant them in?

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Answered on October 17, 2020

Water lilies need silt, loam, or clay soil. Talk to your local garden nursery to find special fertilizer pellets for them. If you don't have any heavy soil available, they should be able to help you with that, as well. Usually sod stores sell soil, too.

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