Kew Garden Waterlilies

The Waterlily House at Kew Gardens is a small tropical greenhouse built in 1852. It showcases a variety of waterlilies, ferns, papyrus and hanging gourds. Besides the lilies themselves, I was particularly intrigued with the waterlily buds, either submerged in water or looking otherworldly in subtle pastels and an abundance of tiny spines.


  1. I never knew that water lilies came in such a variety of colours. I must say that this is one of my most favourite photos…the flowers. There are quite a few fairies in England! I will share them with upon your return…

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