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Nymphaea (tropical hybrids)

Nymphaea (tropical hybrids)
tropical waterlily

Common name tropical waterlily
Family nymphaeaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z10-11)
Flowers various (spring-frost)
Size floating aquatic
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes submerged in still water

Despite the zone range quoted above, word has it that tropical waterlilies will survive in outdoor ponds in the Houston area. I certainly hope so – we like our 'Tina', a deep blue variety with large fringed leaves, one of the first denizens of our new backyard pond.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pond

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