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  • water lily
  • Eventual height: 0.1m
  • Eventual spread: 1.25m

Nymphaea 'Sunrise'

water lily

£24.99
Pot size 3 litre aquatic pot
3 litre aquatic pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Depth of water: 50-80cm (18-30in)
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Ultimate spread: 100cm (40in)
  • Height above surface: 0-10cm (0-4in)
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    An eye-catchingly pretty water lily with stellate shaped blooms in a glowing yellow that will light up your pond. The striking flowers stand up well on the surface of the water showing off their lovely form, and the shade cast by the foliage will also help to check the spread of algae. A beautiful medium sized lily for a sunny pond.

  • Garden care: Water lilies flourish in still water, so do not plant them near a pond pump or fountain, particularly where the water can splash onto their leaves. All our waterlilies are approximately 2 - 3 years old and they are potted up (using a suitable aquatic compost) into 3-litre aquatic pots. These pots are made of a fine mesh, which allows water to circulate through the compost, providing the plants with both oxygen and nutrients. As they are already potted, all you need to do is to place the pot into a pond. Initially the pot should be placed on a stack of bricks so the leaves float on the surface of the water. As the plant matures, remove one layer of bricks at a time, gradually lowering the plant deeper into the pond until the desired depth has been reached.

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