(Nymphaea Rene Gerard)
Rene Gerard - Water Lily (Nymphaea Rene Gerard)
Rene Gerard will bring a bright addition to your pond during the summer. Splashed with crimson, the bright pink blooms really make this lily stand out.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Early April
- Water Depth - 30cm to 80cm
- Spread - 70cm to 90cm
- 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!