Albatross - Water Lily (Nymphaea Albratross)
Ideal for a medium to large size pond, this white lily produces elegant flowers that sit above purple foliage, that gradually turns green over the summer. This is a popular and easy to grow lily.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 40cm to 90cm
- Spread - 60cm to 100cm
- Position - Full Sun
- Planting Season - Late Spring to Summer
- Flowers - Jun to Sep
- Foliage - Deciduous
- Hardiness - Hardy
Initially you may want to place the lily on bricks, then gradually lower as the plant stretches towards the surface.
Lilies like still water, they also like to keep their leaves dry, do not place them too close to fountains or other splashing water.
Pruning - Deadhead, removing yellow and brown leaves regularly throughout the growing season.
Koi carp and ducks find them very tasty too!