Pink Water Lilies

Name Nymphaea ‘Carnea’
Flower Size 12-15cm (5-6”)
Spread 120-180cm (4-6’)
Planting Depth 45-180cm (18-60”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Round, clean-edged, leathery-green leaves.
Flower Colour Showy, vanilla-scented, semi-double, pale pink flowers with golden-yellow stamens.
Notes Vigorous and easy to grow. Well suited for natural ponds & lakes.

Name Nymphaea ‘Firecrest’
Flower Size 12-15cm (5-6”)
Spread 120-180cm (4-6’)
Planting Depth 30-60cm (12-24”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Purple leaves emerge, and transition to green with purple undersides.
Flower Colour Showy, bright lavender-pink blooms with plump petals, & fiery-orange centres.
Notes Non-invasive yet thrives in natural ponds at various planting depths.

Name Nymphaea ‘Hollandia’
Flower Size 12-15cm (5-6”)
Spread 180-1200cm (6-10’)
Planting Depth 30-75cm (12-30”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Clean, round , leathery-green leaves. A favourite perch for frogs.
Flower Colour Robust, salmon-pink, peony-style blooms with curvaceous golden-yellow stamens.
Notes Large, avocado-sized buds seem to burst open when blooming.

Name Nymphaea ‘Mme Wilfron Gonnere’
Flower Size 12-15cm (5-6”)
Spread 120-180cm (4-6’)
Planting Depth 45-75cm (18-30”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Broad, leathery, lime-green leaves create the perfect frog perch.
Flower Colour Rose-pink, peony-style blooms with a centre crown of lemon-yellow stamens.
Notes An historic, old world favourite since 1912.

Name Nymphaea ‘Mayla’
Flower Size 10-20cm (4-8”)
Spread 120-180cm (4-6’)
Planting Depth 45-90cm (18-36”)
Light Full Sun to Part Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Maroon, mottled leaves mature to a deep, leathery green.
Flower Colour Cup-shaped, musk-scented blooms with iridescent deep-pink petals and yellow stamens.
Notes Hybridized in 1993 – A very hip, youthful variety.

Name Nymphaea ‘Rose Arey’
Flower Size 10-20cm (4-8”)
Spread 120-150cm (4-5’)
Planting Depth 30-60cm (12-24”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Small to Medium
Leaf Colour/Pattern Forms a floating carpet of rounded, bronze-green leaves; purplish-crimson when young.
Flower Colour Delicious, anise-scented, deep rose-pink blooms with long, pointed, cactus-like petals, and tightly clumped yellow stamens.
Notes A fabulously fragrant choice for a small to medium sized sunny pond.

Name Nymphaea ‘Wow’
Flower Size 12-15cm (5-6”)
Spread 120-180cm (4-6’)
Planting Depth 30-60cm (12-24”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Green leaves with red-flushed new growth.
Flower Colour Double-bowl fragrant blooms in a shade of hot-purple hardly to be found outside the Vatican. Great for cut flower arrangements.
Notes Hybridized by the late Perry Slocum in 1990, and named from the visitors to his gardens who saw it for the first time and said, “Wow!”

 

 



 
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