Hardy Water Lily (Nymphaea 'Arc-en-Ciel') in the Nymphaeas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Plant Height: Flowers 6 inches above the water's surface; depth from pot to water's surface: 6 to 30 inches
Plant Spread: 48 to 60 inch spread
Leaves: Other: Leaves are olive green often splashed with flecks of pink or cream marks with an almost red center. No two leaves are exactly alike.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Shell Pink with deep yellow center.
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Other: Spring until frost
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Water gardens
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Location: Mid Columbia GardensDate: 2011-08-12
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: July 2014
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