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Water Plants

Nymphoides indica

Nymphoides indica

Nymphoides indica is part of the Menyanthaceae family of plants. It is a perennial, aquatic plant. It is native to tropical locations around the world. They also call it Nymphoides aquatic, Limnanthemum indicum, Villarsia indica, Banana Plant, Floating Heart, Robust Marshwort, Water Snowflake. Nymphoides indica at Waterlily House at Kew Gardens, London, UK Nymphoides indica is a floating plant rooted in the soil. It has long stems. The stems produce ...

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Nymphaea nouchali

Nymphaea nouchali

Nymphaea nouchali or Nymphaea stellata is a waterlily from the Nymphaceae family of plants. They also call it Red and Blue Water Lily, Blue Lotus, Star Lotus, Manel Flower, or Blue Star Waterlily. In Sanskrit, they call it Utpala, and in Sri Lanka Nil mānel නිල් මානෙල්. It is native to Southern and Eastern Asia. It is the national flower of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Nymphaea nouchali Nymphaea nouchali is a ...

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Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’

Nymphaea 'Tropic Sunset'

Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’ as the name suggests this tropical Water lily has flowers that look like the sunset. The flowers are creamy-yellow turning to peach and pink toward the edge. The colors are similar to a beautiful sunset sky. Flowers are star-shaped. Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’ was produced in 2009 by Florida Aquatic Nurseries. Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’ at Kew Garden, London, UK Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’ leaves are mottled green and purple. ...

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Nelumbo nucifera ‘komarovii’

Nelumbo nucifera 'komarovii'

Nelumbo nucifera ‘komarovii’ is native to the Amur region in Eastern Russia. As the location indicates, this is a lotus that can grow in a colder climate. It was named after Vladimir Leontjevich Komarov (1869-1945), a Russian botanist. The climate in its native land in winter can go as low as -25ºC or -14ºF. Nelumbo nucifera ‘komarovii’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK Nelumbo nucifera is known as the Indian Lotus ...

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Nymphaea ‘lukei’

Nymphaea lukei

Nymphaea lukei is a water lily from the Nymphaceae family of plants. It was collected in 2008 by Surrey Wilfred Laurance Jacobs (1946-2009), an Australian botanist. He was an expert on the taxonomy of aquatic plants. It is native to Western Australia. Nymphaea lukei is named after Luke Jaden Fussell, S.W. L. Jacobs’s grandson. Nymphaea lukei is a day flowering water lily. It is fragrant. Nymphaea lukei has a globose rhizome. ...

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Anemopsis californica

Anemopsis californica

Anemopsis californica is from the Saururaceae family of plants. It is also known as Apache beads, Yerba Mansa or Lizard Tail. Anemopsis californica is a perennial. It prefers moisture, boggy soil, or shallow water. It is hardy. It is a marginal aquatic plant. It spreads through runners. Anemopsis californica is native to North America. It forms a clump of leaves from which it produces a large white flower. The flowers have spots or ...

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Nymphaea ‘Carla’s Sonshine’

Nymphaea 'Carla's Sonshine'

No, it is not spelled wrong. Correct spelling is Sonshine. I noticed Google show results for Sunshine. This plant was named through a fundraising event. Greg Winstock was the winner of the bid. He named it after his wife and sons. Nymphaea ‘Carla’s Sonshine’ is a tropical waterlily. It has yellow flowers. It was hybridized in 2001 by Florida Aquatic Nurseries. One of its parents is Nymphaea ‘Trail Blazers’. The ...

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Nymphaea ‘Wanvisa’

Nymphaea 'Wanvisa'

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 ...

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Nymphaea ‘Masaniello’

Nymphaea 'Masaniello'

Nymphaea ‘Masaniello’ or Waterlily ‘Masaniello’ is a rhizomatous aquatic perennial. It is part of the Nymphaeaceae family of plants and it is a hardy water lily. Nymphaea ‘Masaniello’ has round medium green floating leaves. Nymphaea ‘Masaniello’ flowers are fragrant pink in color with red flecks, cup-shaped, and narrow petals. It has bright orangish-yellow stamens. It flowers for most of the summer, June to Septemeber. It grows to a height of 10cm or 4in ...

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Sagittaria Graminea

Sagittaria graminea

Sagittaria graminea is also known as the Sagittaria graminea subsp. graminea, Sagittaria graminea subsp. weatherbiana, Grassy Arrowhead, Grass-leaved Arrowhead, or Narrow-leafed arrowhead. It is an aquatic plant that grows in wet marshes and lakes. The name Sagittaria is derived from Sagitta in Latin which refers to the shape of the leaves and means arrow. Sagittaria graminea is part of the Alismataceae family of plants. It is native to eastern North America. It is a fast-growing ...

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