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PlantFiles: Tropical Night-Blooming Water Lily, Waterlily
Nymphaea 'Trudy Slocum'

Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nymphaea (NIM-fee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Trudy Slocum

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

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

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive NestEggFarms On Jul 19, 2003, NestEggFarms from Alachua, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Is an excellent bloomer. The flowers are white, nearly flat have 19-29 & measure app. 6-8 inches. petals. This particular night bloomer readily produces seeds. The leaves are round and green with light purple blotching. Plant spread is about 5-6 feet.

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