Nymphaea elegans

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blue water-lily

Nymphaeaceae


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Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: aquatic
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,blue
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Availability: Specialty providers
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam

Ecology

Native Habitats: Ponds, ditches, cypress swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,9B,10A

Other

Other Comments: Not typically seen for sale, but a good addition to the aquatic garden.