Nymphaea ‘ Newton ‘ ( Red Lily )


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      Nymphaea ‘ Newton ‘ ( Red Lily )

Nymphaea ‘ Newton ‘ ( Red Lily ) A beautiful red lily the flower petals are red with pink tips. The flower shape  is like a star with very narrow petals. The fragrance  is very slight on this lily and it is wonderfully free flowering.  Recommend for medium to large ponds or lakes.  Provides good shade and resting places for aquatic wildlife.

  • Flower size  is 15 – 20 cm  which is ( 6 – 8 inches )  the number of petals  is around 19 on each flower.
  • Leaf colour The top of the  leaves are  green with purple blotches  the underside of the  leaves are a  brownish red . The leaf is  nearly round with  sinus open. The Stem colour  is reddish brown with some short fuzz on peduncle and petiole .
  • Leaf size  is 23 cm ( 9 inches )
  • Leaf spread 1.1 – 1.5 m ( 3 – 5 feet ) when mature
  • With long narrow flower petals which are found only in a few hardy water lilies. The new flowers resemble many tropical  water lilies and are held about 7 cm above water level.
  • Planting depth  is 45 – 90 cm ( 18 – 35 inches ) from the soil level positioned in full sun.
  • We would recommend a planting basket of at least 22cm across.
  • Product Code: NR097
  • Water lilies are vert heavy feeders and benefit from a slow release fertilizer specially prepared for aquatic plants such as Growth Balls. Simply  push 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.
  • 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