Tropical Royalblue Waterlily
Nymphaea elegans

Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nymphaea (NIM-fee-uh) (Info)
Species: elegans (ELL-eh-ganz) (Info)
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Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.