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Today's bloom is Tropical Royalblue Waterlily (Nymphaea elegans)

Bloom of the Day for August 9th, 2012:

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b to Zone 11

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

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
This almost looks like a star from the heavens. Stacey provided some outstanding photos to the Plantfiles she will always be remembered by her contributions to DG.

sunkissed wrote:
I totally agree with you GardenGuy, she really has an amazing talent in photographing nature. A star in the heavens if very fitting. ☺

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Stacey has a thread over in the Memory Garden Forum. http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1168543/ If you scroll down to the last few entries her husband is now facing the same journey with cancer.