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Nuphar variegata

Family: Nymphaeaceae (nim-fee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nuphar (NOO-far) (Info)
Species: variegata (var-ee-GAY-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Nuphar luteum subsp. variegatum
Synonym:Nuphar advena subsp. variegata
Synonym:Nuphar fraterna
Synonym:Nymphaea advena var. variegata
Synonym:Nymphaea americana

Ponds and Aquatics

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


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

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake Placid, New York

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