(Nymphaea Mrs Richmond)
Mrs Richmond - Water Lily (Nymphaea Mrs Richmond)
Unusually large globe shaped flowers are a deep pink in the centre and lighter at the tips. Mrs Richmond will darken over the summer. This lily is ideal for a medium to large pond.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Early April
- Water Depth - 30cm to 100cm
- Spread - 80cm to 120cm
- Position - Full Sun
- Planting Season - Late Spring to Summer
- Flowers - Jun to Sep
- Flower Colour - Red
- 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!