Nymphaea ‘ Newton ‘
Nymphaea ‘ Newton ‘ flower petal colour red with pink tips .Flower shape star with very narrow petals .Fragrance slight and free flowering .
: Flower size 15 – 20 cm ( 6 – 8 inches ) number of petals 19
: Leaf colour top leaves green with purple blotches ,underside leaves brownish red .Leaf nearly round sinus open .Stem colour reddish brownwith some short fuzz on peduncle and petiole .
: Leaf size 23 cm ( 9 inches )
: Leaf spread 1.1 – 1.5 m ( 3 – 5 feet ) when mature
: Nymphaea ‘ Newton ‘ has long narrow flower petals ,which are found only in a few hardy water lilies .New flowers resemble many tropical water lilies and are held about 7 cm ( 3 inches above water level ,last day flowers float .Recommended for any size pond .
: Planting depth 45 – 90 cm ( 18 – 35 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: NR097
- 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.