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A picture of a Water lily

Water lily

Nymphaea 'Weymouth Red'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Frequent watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Water lily Overview

    These are deciduous, summer-flowering, perennial and water plants. The depth of water must be between 30cm and 1.5m. There grown for their floating usually rounded leaves and brightly coloured flowers. .

    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

    Grown for their floating, usually rounded leaves and brightly coloured flowers.