Comanche - Water Lily (Nymphaea Conmanche)
This changeable lily has beautiful petals that start bronze and by the third day have changed to a deep pink. The underlying foliage is green with maroon specks.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 30cm to 60cm
- Spread - 75cm 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!