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Common Name: Hardy Water Lily

Species Name: Nymphaea spp.

Family Name: Nymphaeaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Cosmopolitan
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Aphids



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: Diameter varies, height varies
    • Leaves: Leaves usually floating and simple – tough but smooth and pliable



Soil Preference Float in water
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 4
Notes Hardy Water Lilies usually flower during the day; tropicals can be day or night blooming and have a broader color range


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