Yellow Water Lilies

Name Nymphaea ‘Chromatella’
Flower Size 15-20cm (6-8”)
Spread 120-240cm (4-8’)
Planting Depth 25-60cm (10-24”)
Light Full Sun to Partial Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Rounded, greenish leaves are mottled with copper.
Flower Colour Large, cup-shaped, semi-double flowers with upward curved canary-yellow petals, and a central mass of darker yellow stamens.
Notes A very reliable bloomer which tolerates some shade.

Name Nymphaea ‘Colonel Welch’
Flower Size 15-20cm (6-8”)
Spread 120-240cm (4-8’)
Planting Depth 15-120cm (6”-48”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Large, oval, bright green leaves, splashed with pale maroon.
Flower Colour Cheerful, soft canary-yellow blooms stand 12-15cm (5-6”) above the waterline.
Notes Tends to create a dense mat of leaves, creating a perfect habitat for pond life.

Name Nymphaea ‘Joey Tomocik’
Flower Size 10-12cm (4-5”)
Spread 120-240cm (4-8’)
Planting Depth 30-60cm (12-24”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Medium, oval, green leaves faintly mottled with maroon blotches.
Flower Colour Tough, bright-yellow, stellate shaped flowers.
Notes Hybridized in 1993 and dedicated to Mr. Joe Tomocik, curator of the Denver Botanical Garden, and named after his daughter Joey.

Name Nymphaea ‘Odorata Sulpherea’
Flower Size 15-20cm (6-8”)
Spread 180-240cm (6-8’)
Planting Depth 45-60cm (18-24”)
Light Full Sun to Partial Shade
Pond Size Medium to Large
Leaf Colour/Pattern Spreads out vigorously with burgundy-mottled green leaves.
Flower Colour Sulphur-coloured blooms emerge cup-like, then age to a stellate shape.
Notes A classic variety. Blooms are perfect for use as a cut flower and hold a sweet fragrance.

Name Nymphaea ‘Pygmaea Helvola’
Flower Size 5-8cm (2-3”)
Spread 30-40cm (12-16”)
Planting Depth 15-30cm (6-12”)
Light Full Sun
Pond Size Small
Leaf Colour/Pattern Dainty green leaves, with coppery-red mottled edges and centres.
Flower Colour Small, slightly fragrant, star-shaped, pale-yellow blooms with lemon-yellow stamens.
Notes A true miniature yellow, perfect for patio ponds & containers.

 

 



 
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