Nymphaea ‘ Sirius ‘
Nymphaea ‘ Sirius ‘ Flower colour .inner petals deep purple-red some flecking ,outer petals purplish red with some flecking and white tips .Flower shape star ,fragrance slight ,Free flowering
: Flower size 15 – 18 cm ( 6 – 7 inches ) number of petals 27
: Leaf colour top leaf green ,new leaves lightly blotched purple .Underside leaves green with light green veins .Leaf round sinus is wide open .Stem colour brownish purple with some fuzz on stem .
: Leaf size up to 28 cm ( 11 inches )
: Leaf spread 1.5 – 1.8 m ( 5 – 6 feet ) when mature
: Nymphaea ‘ Sirius ‘ named for the brightest star in the heavens .A striking star shaped lily .Recommended for medium to large ponds
: Planting depth 40 – 100 cm ( 15 – 39 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: NR131
- 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.