Nymphaea Laydekeri Fulgens Dwarf Water Lily

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Description

Nymphaea Laydekeri Fulgens’ is a compact aquatic perennial with oval leaves, tinged and blotched purple when young, and cup-shaped burgundy-red flowers to 15cm wide, in summer

Potting & Repotting 

Bare root lilies require potting into 2/3 Litre mesh basket

1ltr lilies require potting into a 3ltr or larger mesh basket. All other size lilies do not need repotting but benefit from being potted up. 30 ltr lilies do not need repotting for in excess of 10 – 15 years. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Care instructions

Plant in still water away from splashing fountains. Lower gradually so the leaves can stretch to the surface within a few days. Remove dead leaves and flowers during the growing season.

Colour  

Red

Growth rate

Dwarf

Flowers

Jun-Oct

Sun/shade

Full sun/Part Shade

Season

Summer

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min -Max

20-30

Spread Min-Max

50-70

Why water lilies

Water lilies are popular for their distinct beauty and colour. They bloom during the summer, and in the case of the Nymphaea Laydekeri Fulgens, this is for several months, meaning extended periods of enjoyment. But more than just looking so wonderful, water lilies are good for the pond eco-system too, helping to keep algae at bay and providing shade for pond fish.

PLANT TYPE

Lily

FLOWER COLOUR

Red

SUN/SHADE

Full sun

SEASON

Summer

HEIGHT MIN

0

HEIGHT MAX

0

DEPTH MIN

40

DEPTH MAX

90

SPREAD MIN

90

SPREAD MAX

120

FLOWER TIME

Jun to Sep

POT SIZE

1 Litre, 2 Litres, 3 Litres, Water Lily Bare Root

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