Nymphaea ‘ Florida Sunset ‘
Nymphaea ‘ Florida Sunset ‘ flower petals are yellow with a pink blush heavier at the base .Flower is shaped cuplike then peony-shaped ,Fragrance is slight .
: Flower size 15.2 = 21.5 cm ( 6 – 8.5 inches ) Number of petals 35 to 36
: Leaf colour the top new leaves are dark olive green and heavily blotched purple .Underside leaves are reddish and heavily blotched purple .Leaves round sinus closed ,lobes overlap .Each lobe has 1.2cm ( 1.2 inches )sharp point at tip .Stem colour brown with thick fuzz on peduncle and petiole .
: Leaf size 22.8 cm ( 9 inches )
: Leaf spread 1.2m – 1.9m (4 – 6 feet ) when mature
: Nymphaea ‘Florida Sunset ‘ is free flower water lily and recommend for medium to large ponds
: Planting depth 30cm – 60cm ( 12 – 24 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: NY015
- 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.