Denver - Water lily (Nymphaea Denver)
Denver is a very pale yellow lily that produces smaller delicate flowers that are star shaped. Its foliage is deep green sometimes mottled.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 30cm to 75cm
- Spread - 60cm to 90cm
- Position - Full Sun
- Planting Season - Late Spring to Summer
- Flowers - Jun to Sep
- Flower Colour - Yellow
- 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!