Colorado water lily (Nymphaea ‘Colorado’) is aÂ medium sized, variable water lily changing in colour through peach to red. The blooms are a beautiful shape and colour and stand 3-4 in (7.5-10 cm) above the water. The soft pink outer petals shade to light peach on the innermost petals and there is a yellow centre to the flower. Stellate (star-like) in shape, the flowers measure 3-4 in (7.5-10 cm) across with twenty-six to twenty-eight petals and also have a very pleasant fragrance.
A very prolific bloomer that will flower late into the season.
The nearly round leaves with their open sinus measure 5-7 in (12.5-18 cm) across. The foliage is medium green in colour while the newer leaves are a more olive green.
Spread 36-60in (90-150cm)