Nymphaea ‘ Sultan’
: Nymphaea ‘ Sultan ‘ the flower petal colour is deep pink ,then deep red by the second day on the inner petals .The outer petals are pale pink then rich red by the second day .Flecking develops from the inner petals to the outer petals .Flower shape is cuplike ,fragrance is slight ,and is very free flowering
: Flower size 15 – 18 cm ( 6 – 7 inches ) Number of petals 24 – 25
: Leaf colour top leaf green underside green ,new leaves bronzy .Leaf round lobes overlap sinus .Frequently both lobes turn upward .Stem colour brown ,older stems stripped purple ,fuzz only on under water stems .
: Leaf size 25 – 28 cm ( 10 – 11 inches )
: Leaf spread 1.2 – 1.5 m ( 4 – 5 feet ) when mature
: Nymphaea ‘ Sultan ‘ is one of the top red water lilies .It is ideal for medium to large ponds
: Planting depth 30 – 60 cm ( 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: NR132