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Water Lily (Nymphaea)

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Queen of Siam, Water Lily

Water Lilies are fun to grow, whether if you have a pond or smaller gardens in tubs. They have beautiful blossoms almost everyday throughout the season. Here you see Queen of Siam a tropical variety, flower is semi-double cup-shaped, dark pink, and measures 4 to 6 inches in diameter. Leaves measure 6 to 10 inches across. Plant spreads out 3 to 6 feet in full to partial sunlight.

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Water Lily

They are usually planted in baskets or pots, the depth range is from a foot to 3ft. Hardy water lilies are easier to grow for beginners, plant them in fall and groom them during growing season. remove dead leaves and flowers. Tropical water lilies start later in the season and last longer in fall, but may need protection from harsh cold they are perfect in climates you can also grow oranges.

Water Lily in Tahiti

Night Blooming Tropical Water Lily

Night Blooming Tropical Water Lily

About Dino Bernardi

I am a flower enthusiast and a gardener at heart. Ever since childhood I would read about plants and started gardening and managing a large garden in my teen years planting and growing a variety of plants, flowers and trees both outdoors and in a greenhouse. To this I enjoy visiting gardens and parks and learning and seeing new and old specimens and varieties of plants.
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