Pygmy Alba water lily (Nymphaea Tetragona Alba)


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Pygmy Alba water lily (Nymphaea Tetragona Alba)

Pygmy Alba water lily (Nymphaea Tetragona Alba) This miniature water lily has  beautiful delicately scented pure white star-shaped flowers. A very small variety, it is suitable for tub and barrel gardens and small ponds. A wonderful addition to your garden providing a little burst of colour from in early summer. Lily’s are also beneficial for wildlife habitats giving shade and perching places to aquatic wildlife.  So even in the smallest spaces of water you can create a little bit of aquatic nature.

  • If in a shallow pond that is likely to freeze solid in winter, remove to greenhouse for protection.
  • Planting depth 30-60 cm (12-24in) enjoys shallow water.
  • Growth spread 45-60 cm (18-24in) when mature.
  • Flowers June to September
  • Position in full sun in still water.
  • We would recommend a planting basket of at least 11cm 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: NW125
  • We ship all plants bare root; this means that we wash the soil off before packing plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.
  • Contact us if you require more information, we are available between 08:30am and 16:30pm and also via email.  Our plant team will be happy to help with any queries you may have