Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’ is an unusual Water Lily. It was cultivated in Thailand, by Thai botanist, Dr. Nopchai Chansilpa in 2009. Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’ is part of the Nymphaeaceae family of plants. This hybrid’s popularity is due to its unusual variation in the colors of the flowers.
Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’ flowers are peach or pink and have yellowish specks and occasionally with reversion to its parent’s yellow for some petals or a combination of peach and cream. These unusual colors are also set against speckled leaves of chocolaty color and green. It has more than 20 petals. The flowers range from 3 to 6in or 5cm to 15cm.
Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’ is a hardy waterlily. Place it in full sun to a depth of 60 to 150cm or 24 to 60 in. Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’ requires at least 6 or more hours of direct sunlight each day. The flowers rise only about 15cm or 6in above the water. Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’ flowers from June to September. As always waterlilies should be planted in still water.