Water Lily (Nymphaea alba) in the Nymphaeas Database

Botanical names:
Nymphaea alba Accepted
Nymphaea alba var. rubra Synonym

Also sold as:
Red European

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: In Water
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Water gardens
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Flies

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Location: My pond, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2007-06-18
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Location: My pond, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-07-13
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-07-12Water Lily 032
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-07-11Water Lily 030
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2016-08-07Centerpiece - Water Lily 015
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Location: My pond, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2009-05-24
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Location: My pond, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2007-06-21unfolding..
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-07-16
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Location: Okefenokee Swamp - Waycross, GeorgiaDate: 2016-09-03Water Lily 031
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Date: 2007-08-26Photo courtesy of:Opuntia
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Photo courtesy of:DaniKauf
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Location: the Swedish red variety, Norwegian University of Life Sciences at Ås, south-east of Oslo.Date: 2007-06-24Photo courtesy of: LA2
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Location: Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamDate: 2013-12-10Photo courtesy of: Diego Delso
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Anybody here grow water lilies? by skopjecollection Feb 22, 2019 3:41 PM 11
spring blooms by needrain May 21, 2018 9:18 AM 19
List incomplete on Multi-Plant picture by bonitin Dec 26, 2013 5:12 PM 31

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