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PlantFiles: Hardy Water Lily, Waterlily
Nymphaea 'Peaches and Cream'

Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nymphaea (NIM-fee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Peaches and Cream
Additional cultivar information: (PP09676)
Hybridized by Slocum; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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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:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


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:

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

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral LarryROlson On Jan 28, 2013, LarryROlson from Moreland, GA wrote:

I used to have This plant, but it petered out and died. There are a couple others that are identical to it and Perform better. One that I still have after a decade of neglect is called, pink grapefruit. Another that I have not tried is called Georgia peach. I would recommend those before this plant any day of the week.

Positive Carolyn22 On Apr 12, 2011, Carolyn22 from Athens, PA (Zone 5b) wrote:

Gorgeous large flowering waterlily. A beautiful waterlily I look forward to every year. Hardy to my zone 5b.


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

Moreland, Georgia
Waynesville, North Carolina
Athens, Pennsylvania

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