Nymphaea species/Water Lily

Nymphaea species / Nymphaea species
Exotic white flower rising above the water
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Scientific Name: Nymphaea species
Common Name: Water Lily
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: There are many varieties of water lilies with different colors and sizes of flowers and leaves. Most have fragrant flowers that are present in summer. They require a water temperature of 75 degrees F. or better for best performance.