Nymphaea ‘Bernice Ikins’ or Waterlily ‘Bernice Ikins’ is a hardy Waterlily that blooms all summer. Blooms start in May and continue until October. It is part of the Nymphaeaceae family of plants. Kirk Strawn cultivated this hybrid in 1996.
It has deep pink or reddish-colored flowers. Flowers are fragrant. The leaves start as red and mature to dark green.
How to grow Nymphaea ‘Bernice Ikins’:
Grow Nymphaea ‘Bernice Ikins’ in the sun. Plant it between 6in-36in or 15cm-90cm deep. Water lilies can be planted in baskets underwater. They usually grow from tubers. Do not use fluffy garden soil as these will float in the water. Fertilize waterlilies during the growing season.