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PlantFiles: Tiny Cow-lily
Nuphar microphylla

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Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nuphar (NOO-far) (Info)
Species: microphylla (my-kro-FIL-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Nuphar kalmiana
Synonym:Nuphar lutea var. kalmiana
Synonym:Nymphaea kalmiana
Synonym:Nymphaea lutea var. kalmiana
Synonym:Nymphaea microphylla

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Category:
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Chartreuse/Yellow
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Halifax, Massachusetts



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