Tropical Day-Blooming Water Lily (Nymphaea 'Blue Aster') in the Nymphaeas Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: Flowers 4 to 7 inches above water; depth From pot to water's surface: 6 inches to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 4 to 8 feet spread
Leaves: Other: mottled green and purple
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Other: Late spring to early frost.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Water gardens
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: MOBOT, St LouisDate: 2011-08-09
By jmorth
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