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A picture of a Water Lily

Water Lily

Nymphaea 'Fire Crest'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

1.3m

Min

70cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Water Lily Overview

A deciduous, perennial, water plant bearing dark green leaves marked purple. Star-shaped, semi-double, dark pink flowers are produced in the summer.

Common problems with Water Lily

How to propagate Water Lily

Seed

May be propagated by seed.

Division

When you divide the rhizomes every 3 or 4 years, save some to replant in spring or summer.

Rhizomes

Other uses of Water Lily

Aquatic, fragrance