Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

 

Today's bloom is Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

Bloom of the Day for March 5th, 2010:

Amazon Water Lily
(Victoria amazonica)

« Yesterday's Bloom...
Picture of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)
Photo copyright PotEmUp. Unauthorized use prohibited.
Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)
Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)Thumbnail of Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

Information:
Type of plant: Ponds and Aquatics

Bloom color: Pink, White/Near White

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

View much more information
about this plant at PlantFiles.


12 members have or want this plant for trade.

Talk about this bloom

There have been 4 comments posted about this bloom.

Join the discussion!

plantladylin wrote:
What a great picture, very interesting with the lily pads and the rippling water.

Kell wrote:
Hi plantladylin! You are so loyal to BOTD photos! So gracious too! I loved seeing that thin red stem too that attaches to that great pad. I am always attracted to plants that have such great texture and color. Oh to have a pond filled with them! Mature ones are so full of texture and great form!

PotEmUp wrote:
Thanks for the positive comments. I would love the pond, but only if I had the maintenance staff to take care of it. The Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco is a wonder place. Their sculpture of this water lily is just fabulous. You can walk under it.

onewish1 wrote:
fantastic shot!


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America