Blooming in April in zone 9
Tropical water lily 'Star of Siam'
My first bloom! This was taken on the 2nd day.
Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in St. Paul, Minnesota - 'Star Of Siam' Nymphaea -Thomas Glime, TwoTrees Photography
The mottled leaves are as attractive as the flowers.
In this shot you can see a bit of the pad. I've only had this lily for about 3 weeks and it's blooming!
Wonderful Tropical Lily that has white stamens that form a star in center of bloom. This picture shows first, second, and third day blooms.
Star Of Siam tropical waterlily
photo courtesy of R.A. Schultze