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A picture of a Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea'

Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea'

Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea'

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Full Sun
Frequent watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

1.75m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea' Overview

In the summer, fragrant, pure white, cup-shaped flowers appear with pale green leaves.

Common problems with Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea'

How to propagate Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea'

Division

You can divide the tuber-like rhizomes and then replant in spring or summer every 3 or 4 years.

Rhizomes

Tubers

If you grow them in cooler areas, the tubers of tropical waterlilies should be lifted and stored in moist sand over the winter.

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Other uses of Nymphaea caroliniana 'Nivea'

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