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Water Lily

Nuphar spp.

Also known as

Spatterdock, Cow Lily, Water Collard

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Water Lily Overview

A genus of 18 accepted species of rhizomatous, deciduous aquatic perennial plants in the Nymphaceae family native to the Northern Hemisphere from temperate to subarctic zones. They have disc-shaped, floating leaves and spherical flowers held above the water surface. They can be grown in still or running water down to a depth of 5m.

How to propagate Water Lily

Division

Propagate by division in the spring.

Other uses of Water Lily

Grown for their floating foliage and spherical flowers.