Xiafei Water lily
Xiafei Water lily (Nymphaea Xiafei)
Bred in China, this petite water lily produces gorgeous red blooms upon green foliage edged with scarlet, A spread of 30cm to 45cm makes this a great lily for a small patio pond or tub pond.
- Plant Type - Water Lily
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 15cm to 40cm
- Spread - 30cm to 45cm
- 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!