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Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’

Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’ is part of the Nymphaeaceae family of plants. It is a hardy water lily. Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’ flowers from June to September. It has purple blooms.

Nymphaea 'Siam Purple'
Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’

Pairat Songpanich from Thailand cultivated this water lily. It is a cross between a hardy and tropical waterlily, resulting in a winter-hardy nymphaea. The flowers are star-shaped and are very fragrant. They are about 15cm or 6in wide. It is a frost-hardy hybrid. The leaves are round and green but they start as purple.

How to grow Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’:

Grow Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant it at 45cm or 18in deep. Remove dead or yellowed leaves or flowers. Cut them but never pull them. Fertilizer helps Nymphaea ‘Siam Purple’ during the growing season. once all the leaves die down dormant season start and usually, you don’t need to do anything.

Also read about Water Lily or Nymphaea

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