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PlantFiles: Tropical Day-Blooming Water Lily, Waterlily
Nymphaea 'Tina'

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

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

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

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive wagtail On Mar 12, 2013, wagtail from DENVILLE, NJ (Zone 6a) wrote:

Actually I found Tiny well-suited to my patio tub pond. It's growth can be constricted well using a small pot (I used a 12 oz tumber). Flowers well, and I had several viviparous plantlets during the season. Recommended.

Positive Charlotteda On Aug 13, 2004, Charlotteda from Pickens, SC (Zone 7a) wrote:

Beautiful day blooming lily with large pads. Best suited to medium to large size pond.


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

Ormond Beach, Florida
Saint Cloud, Florida
Ahuimanu, Hawaii
Waimea, Hawaii
Barbourville, Kentucky
Denville, New Jersey
Pickens, South Carolina
Spring Branch, Texas

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