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PlantFiles: 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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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:

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

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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:
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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Charlotteda 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 NestEggFarms 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.


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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