(Nymphaea Marliacea Carnea)
Marliacea Carnea - Water Lily (Nymphaea Marliacea Carnea)
With pale pink petals at the base gradually changing to white at the tips, the large blooms and abundance of flowers will really make a statement on your pond. Suitable for medium to large sized ponds.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 50cm to 120cm
- Spread - 80cm to 120cm
- Position - Full Sun
- Planting Season - Late Spring to Summer
- Flowers - Jun to Sep
- Flower Colour - Pink
- 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!