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PlantFiles: Changeable Hardy Water Lily, Waterlily
Nymphaea rustica 'Indiana'

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Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nymphaea (NIM-fee-uh) (Info)
Species: rustica (RUS-tih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Indiana

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Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
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:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Mottled

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive NestEggFarms On Jul 15, 2003, NestEggFarms from Alachua, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a changeable hardy. Opens apricot & graduates to apricot/orange, then a deep orange/red. It is subject to crown rot & wilting in extreme heat. Great bloomer and wonderful for small ponds. Spread is about 30 inches. The leaves are blotchy purple.

Regional...

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Hampton, Illinois
Denville, New Jersey
Cleveland, Ohio



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