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Large Water Lily | Nymphaea Gladstoniana

Luxuriant and free flowering

The Highlights

    • An impressively large, luxuriant waterlily bearing cup-shaped white flowers with golden stamens. The foliage is a contrasting forest green
    • Flowers prolifically from June through to September
    • A more free flowering alternative to Nymphaea alba
    • The perfect choice for larger ponds and lakes
    • Floating plants provide shade and shelter for fish as well as protecting them from predators like herons. Also reduces the growth of algae.
    • Grow in full sun and still water, away from fountains and splashing water

Large Water Lily | Nymphaea Gladstoniana

Luxuriant and free flowering
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The Highlights

    • An impressively large, luxuriant waterlily bearing cup-shaped white flowers with golden stamens. The foliage is a contrasting forest green
    • Flowers prolifically from June through to September
    • A more free flowering alternative to Nymphaea alba
    • The perfect choice for larger ponds and lakes
    • Floating plants provide shade and shelter for fish as well as protecting them from predators like herons. Also reduces the growth of algae.
    • Grow in full sun and still water, away from fountains and splashing water

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

Plant in 3L Aquatic Pot
Our pond plants are supplied in Aquatic Pots which have a mesh-like structure allowing you to plant them straight into your pond. The pot maintains the root structure as it enters the water, but allows the plants to root out into the underlying soil.
Plant in 10L Aquatic Pot
Plant in 30L Aquatic Pot

Height on arrival:

Eventual height:

50-150cm

Eventual spread:

90-180cm
Spreads to between 90-180cm within 2-5 years

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Frost white
Cup shaped frost white blooms with golden stamens

Habit:

Floating
Rests on the surface of the water with no underwater stem system.

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
Hardy to at least -15 degrees c, does not require winter protection.

Rootstock:

Spacing:

90-180cm
Position plants at least 90cm apart to allow for spreading

Care Guide

Good pest and disease resistance

The most common pests are Water Lily Aphids

Plant in water

Needs a permanently wet soil.MORE

Full sun

Position in a pond where the plants will receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily in spring/summer.MORE

Wet

poorly drained soil

Feeding may be needed

No feeding is needed if you plant your nymphaea straight into a mature pond with a good layer of sediment

Prune lightly

Deadhead finished flowers and remove any yellow leaves regularly.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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