Nymphaea Marliacea Rubra Punctata ( Red )


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Nymphaea Marliacea Rubra Punctata

Nymphaea Marliacea Rubra Punctata  The flower petals are a beautiful deep purple red with some flecking. The flower shape is globular or cuplike. This lily has a wonderful  fragrance and  pleasant and is even noticeable in older flowers. Moderately free flowering. We would recommend this lily for small to medium ponds.

  • Flower size on average is 10 cm ( 4 inches ) number of petals 20 – 22
  • The top leaves  are green, the underside  is bronzy purple , the lobes overlap 2.5 cm ( 1 inch ) at  the sinus. The Stem colour is purplish to  brown with thick fuzz on peduncle and petiole
  • Leaf size reaches 23 cm ( 9 inches ) when mature
  • Leaf will spread to  0.9m ( 3feet ) when mature
  • Nymphaea Marliacea Rubra Punctata  this lily has a very unusual flower shape and makes it different to other lilies . It is recommended for small to medium ponds
  • Planting depth 30 – 60 cm ( 12 – 24 inches ) from soil level to the water level.
  • We would recommend a planting basket of at least 22cm across.
  • Product Code: NR096
  • We ship all water lilies bare root, this means that we wash all the soil off before packing the plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.
  • Water lilies are vert 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.
  • Contact us if you require more information. We are available between 08:30am and 16:30pm via telephone Monday to Friday  and email outside of these hours we are happy to help with any queries.