Water lilies are aquatic plants grows in fresh water bodies like pond, lake and marshes where there is no water current. They are one of the oldest, most sacred plants, found scattered throughout the world. Brighter & more colorful the flower. Flower floats at the top of the water body and its actual root is attached to the muddy soil at the bottom. Grown as ornamental plant in small garden ponds. The shade provided by flower water prevents growth of algae.