NEWS & EVENTS

2019 NWC Contest is open

“Calling all hybridizers” –  the IWGS New Waterlily Competition 2019 is officially open! The 2019 IWGS New Waterlily Competition is officially open. Details for rules, submission requirements and entry forms are now available at https://iwgs.org/new-waterlily-competition/   It is important to note that there is a slight change in how this year’s competition is structured. Please…

2019 IWGS Symposium

The 2019 IWGS Symposium will be in France This years IWGS Symposium will be made up of three segments. First, a pre-Symposium in Paris, August 21 & 22, to see  the huge set of Monet waterlilies at the Musée de l’Orangerie, then off to see the gardens that inspired those works; a tour of Monet’s Gardens awaits you…

The Winter issue of the Water Garden Journal is published

The Winter issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published. To access Water Garden Journal 2018 Vol 33-4 , go to https://iwgs.org/journals/, or click on the Resource Tab of this web page. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal.

2018 New Waterlily Competition Votes Have Been Cast!

Congratulations to all winners! The 2018 judging panel consisted of 19 judges from different countries whose expertise ranges from nursery and botanic garden waterlily growers to hybridizers to enthusiasts. Click here to see results and images of the contest.

The Fall issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published.

The fall issue of Water Garden Journal 2018 Vol 33-3 is now available at https://iwgs.org/journals/. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal.

2018 IWGS New Waterlily Competition

2018 will be the 3rd year for the IWGS New Waterlily Competition to be held at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA). The observation period has concluded and the judges have been sent the voting details. We look forward to sharing the results as soon as the results are in.

2018 IWGS New Waterlily Competition has begun…

2018 IWGS New Waterlily Competition 2018 will be the 3rd year for the IWGS New Waterlily Competition to be held at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA). Entries to the competition has now been closed. We have stopped accepting new submissions for the 2018 competition. This year we will look forward to some exciting hybrids from…

IWGS 2017 Symposium Registration Page

The IWGS invites you to attend the 32nd Annual Sympsoium in Pennsylvania, USA Aug. 8th -11th 2017. We hope you will join us August 8th-11th for the 2017 IWGS Symposium. Simply fill out the registration form linked below and send it via email, mail or fax to the IWGS office (mailing address and fax number are included…

IWGS 2017 Symposium

2017 International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society Annual Symposium (August 8th – 11th, 2017) In 1982 Charles Thomas planted a seed among other waterlily enthusiasts for creating a society. He fertilized it relentlessly, bringing together all facets of water gardeners. Shortly there after the Waterlily Society was born. The Annual Symposium has been instrumental in…

2016 New Waterlily Competition Votes Have Been Cast!

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IWGS 2016 Symposium FAQ

2016 IWGS Symposium Frequently Asked Questions 1) What’s the best way to get to Merida? The easiest way is to fly directly into Merida. You probably won’t be able to find a non-stop from outside of Mexico, most flights into Merida change in Mexico City, but it’s typically an easy transition. You have to accompany…

IWGS 2016 Symposium Registration Page

The IWGS invites you to attened the 31st Annual Sympsoium in historic Merida, Mexico Oct. 25th -28th 2016.   We hope you will join us October 25th-28th  for the 2016 IWGS Symposium.  Simply fill out the registration form linked below and send it via email, mail or fax to the IWGS office (mailing address and fax number…