Water Lilies

Nymphaea Yellow – Yellow Water LilyNymphaea_yellow

Yellow flowered water lily. Flowers are medium in size. Leaves are varieagated when young with reds and browns. A good lily for small ponds. Flowers in profusion during the summer months.

20 – 45cm planting depth
Still water only.

 

Nymphaea pygmaea Rubra –Nymphaea_pygmaea_Rubra Dwarf Red Water Lily

Pygmy water lily with tiny leaves and small red flowers. A good lily for very small ponds, troughs and water filled pots.

10 – 30cm planting depth
Still water only.

Nymphaea pink – Pink Water LilyNymphaea_pink

Subtle pink flowered water lily. Leaves begin heart shaped before forming the more classical round lily leaf. Good for medium sized ponds.

20 – 60cm planting depth
Still water only

Nymphaea odorata MinorNymphaea_odorata_Minor

Nymphaea marliacaea Chromotella

Nymphaea_marliacea_Chromatella

Nymphaea pygmaea Helvola – Dwarf Yellow Water LilyNymphaea_helvola

Pygmy water lily with tiny leaves and small very light yellow flowers. A good lily for very small ponds, troughs and water filled pots.

10 – 30cm planting depth
Still water only

Nymphaea AttractionNymphaea_attraction

Red flowered water lily. Fairly vigorous growth. Round leaves float on the surface of the water, with flowers showing above the leaves. Plant in large container using aquatic soil and covering with pea gravel. Trim off decaying leaves when yellow. For depths over 45cm (18in) lower container in two stages.
Flower: Red
Flowering time: June to September
Planting depth: 30-90cm (12-36in) of water in full sun
Spread: 45-90cm (18-36in)

 

Nymphaea atropropureaNymphaea_atropropea

Nymphaea alba – White Water LilyNymphaea_alba

Large flowered white water lily for deeper ponds. Leaves become very large over time reaching up to 40cm across. Profusions of white flowers borne during the summer months.

20 – 80 cm planting depth
Still water only.

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