Hardy Water Lily, Waterlily
Nymphaea 'Perry's Baby Red'

Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nymphaea (NIM-fee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Perry's Baby Red
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Hobart, Indiana

Townsend, Massachusetts

Waynesville, North Carolina

Cleveland, Ohio

Utopia, Texas

Clifton Forge, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 2, 2005, Charlotteda from Pickens, SC (Zone 7a) wrote:

One of my fav lilies. It reproduces itself fairly quickly and is a good bloomer for me. Does okay in a smaller space.

Positive

On Jul 30, 2003, NestEggFarms from Alachua, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This hardy has small flowers with a glassy red color that produces flowers in abundance. It has small green leaves & requires full. It can handle normal heat in zones 9-10 and is a great addition to any pond especially a tub or small water garden.