(Nymphaea Odorata Sulphurea)
Odorata Sulphurea - Water lily (Odorata Sulphurea)
Odorata Sulphurea is a scented water lily, it has purple blotched foliage and large bright yellow flowers sometimes with chocolate speaks on them. Perfect for a medium sized pond.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 30cm to 90cm
- Spread - 80cm to 100cm
- 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!