(Nymphaea Pygmaea alba)
Pygmaea alba - Water lily (Nymphaea Pygmaea alba)
Perfect for patio ponds or small shallow water features. This miniature white water is perfectly cup-shaped and is the smallest of all the white varieties.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid April
- Water Depth - 20cm to 50cm
- Spread - 30cm to 50cm
- Position - Full Sun
- Planting Season - Late Spring to Summer
- Flowers - Jun to Sep
- Flower Colour - White
- 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!