(Nymphaea Black Princess)
Black Princess - Water Lily (Nymphaea Black Princess)
This unusual lily is a new variety and certainly makes an impression. The flower is a striking dark red, almost black colour.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 15cm to 90cm
- Spread - 90cm 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!