Tropical Day-Blooming Water Lily, Waterlily
Nymphaea 'Pamela'

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

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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:

Light Blue

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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

Regional

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

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San Jose, California

Ormond Beach, Florida

Safety Harbor, Florida

Plano, Texas

Spring Branch, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 28, 2003, NestEggFarms from Alachua, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This tropical waterlily is an excellent bloomer & fragrant to boot. Flowers are a rich sky blue with yellow centers and have 21-27 petals per bloom. New leaves are blotched purple but leaves mature to green. Fertilize often to maintain blooms. Medium to large spread.