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Water Gardens: Waterlily ID

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Chicory31
Mint Hill, NC
(Zone 7a)

March 11, 2012
1:47 PM

Post #9038290

Is there a good online source for IDing tropical water lilies?
Over a year ago I put a tropical waterlily in the basement to over winter, well then I found out we were moving to another state. SO I left it in the basement and left it for dead. Well the movers packed it, and I found it, dumped it out in the garden and found not just one but 4 divisions!(there were 5 but my puppy grabbed one and shook to pieces before I could save it). So I seperated them and replanted them and put them in a water pot. I now would like to figure out who it is , I forgot the name I know it is blue and viviporous. Has spotted leaves also.

Anyone have an idea? I don't have any pictures of it blooming.


Thanks
Kerrie
Carolyn22
Athens, PA
(Zone 5b)

March 11, 2012
4:19 PM

Post #9038509

Kerrie

a picture would help... can you get one?
MerryMary
Ocoee (W. Orlando), FL
(Zone 9b)

March 11, 2012
6:12 PM

Post #9038642

Sounds perhaps like Tina or Panama Pacific.
Chicory31
Mint Hill, NC
(Zone 7a)

March 16, 2012
6:01 AM

Post #9044705

No picture, I can take one of the very tiny plants, but I don't have a picture of the flowers, They are a bright blue with yellow center.

Thanks Merry Mary I will look up those cultivars and see if the descriptions match what I have. Since I thought it was dead I threw away any reference to it. And didn't think I would be growing anymore. What I get for thinking...

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