In the Waterlily House, Kew Botanic Gardens July 2003. Unfortunately it wasn't in flower.
Victoria amazonica "Longwood Hybrid"
New growth - San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers 5/31/2005
San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers - 7/27/2004
Royal Water-Platter (Victoria amazonica) at Longwood Gardens, July 2005
Photo taken at the Historic Bok Sanctuary, Lake Wales, FL. Nov. 2005
Victoria Waterlily grown as an annual in Baton Rouge, La.
This is the bloom of the Victoria on the second night. It turns the prettiest pink.
close-up of 2 new leaves
close-up of a pink-violet flower at Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
General view of V.amazonica collections at Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.
Also found at Missouri Botanical Gardens in Saint Louis.
Victorias at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Gainesville, FL
New leaf with 4 flower buds.
Just opening new pad.
Brand new leaf with a big flower bud.
Naples Botanical Garden
V. amazonica seed germinated
Large white pink tinged bloom from Brooklyn Botanic Gardens conservatory in 2002.
Spiny bumpy new leaf of Amazon water lily. They flatten out as they grow.
Amazons are planted in the pond in front of the SD Balboa Park Botanical Buidling along with smaller lilies.
Turtle climbing onto an Amazon lily leaf in pond in front of SD Balboa Park botanical building.
Flowers are of smaller species of water lily next to it. Planted in wood box in tubs, raised on cinder blocks.
San Diego Balboa Park Botanical Building pond. The amazons are only in middle planter. Lotus in front.
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/
Domain Wintergardens, New Zealand. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. http://www.karlgercens.com/