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Nymphaea ‘Sioux’

Nymphaea ‘Sioux’ is a hardy water lily. It is part of the Nymphaeaceae family of plants. The flower is creamy yellow turning into an apricot or peach color. The flowers grow just above the water.

Nymphaea 'Sioux'
Nymphaea ‘Sioux’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

They also call it Water Lily ‘Sioux’ or Waterlily ‘Sioux’. It has rounded leaves that are about 8in or 20cm wide, green with purplish blotches. Nymphaea ‘Sioux’ has cup or star-shaped flowers with more than 20 petals. The flower can be as large as 6in or 15cm wide and it is fragrant. It changes color as it ages. The stamens are bright yellow. It is a deciduous plant and blooms from early summer to fall.

How to grow Nymphaea ‘Sioux’:

Grow Nymphaea ‘Sioux’ in the sun or partial shade. However, make sure you have at least about 6 hours of sunlight. It is free-flowering and the flowers stay open later in the day. Plant it in 6 to 20in or 15 to 45cm depth. Deadhead the yellowed foliage. Propagate by division of rhizomes or offsets. Watch out for waterlily beetle, aphid, crown root, brown spot, or leaf spot.

Nymphaea 'Sioux'
Nymphaea ‘Sioux’

Also read about Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’ or Water Lily or Nymphaea

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