Nymphaea ‘ Ellisiana ‘
Nymphaea ‘ Ellisiana ‘ is a very free fowering water lily .Petal colour very brilliant red ,flower star shape .Fragrance strong .
: Flower size 10 – 13 cm ( 4 – 5 inches ) Number of petals 21 to 22
: Leaf top green new leaves dark green blotched purple .Underside green new leaves purple -bronze .Leaf a little longer than wide .Lobes overlap slightly on new leaves ,sinus wide open on older leaves .Stem colour bronze with few short hairs
: Leaf size 18 – 20 cm ( 7 – 8inches )
: Leaf spread 0.9 meter ( 3 feet ) when mature
: Nymphaea ‘ Ellisiana ‘ this is a good lily for tubs and small ponds
: Planting depth 30 – 45 cm ( 12 – 18 inches ) from soil level .
- We would recommend a planting basket of at least 22cm across.
- Water lilies are heavy feeders and benefit from a slow release fertilizer specially prepared for aquatic plants such as Growth Balls which can simply be pushed into the soil.
- Product Code: NR065
- We ship all water lilies bare root, this means that we wash the soil off before packing the plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.