Nymphaea candida

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Candida waterlily

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Description

The water lily species Nymphaea candida has small white flowers with a yellow centre and green lily pads.

Water depth: 20-50cm (measured from the growing point of the plant)

Spread: Nymphaea candida should have an ultimate spread of 50cm (2ft) once established.

Flowering time: June to September.

Planting time: Plant rhizomes should be potted during the growing season only, in the spring and summer. For this variety of waterlily we would recommend planting your water lily rhizome into a 2L fine mesh planting basket.

Aspect: Position in full sun, ideally with a minimum of 6 hours of sunshine each day.

Hardiness: Fully hardy,  grown outdoors in our lily ponds. We do not “force” our waterlilies in greenhouses or polytunnels so they are fully hardy and ready to be planted out straight away.

We only sell healthy rhizomes with a productive crown. These should flower the same year as planting when following our instructions on caring for your water plants. Before posting your plant we wash off any soil and weeds attached to the rhizome, ensure there is no damage to emerging buds and leaves, and trim off any old growth.

You can see this plant on display within the National Plant Collection® of Waterlilies at Bennetts Water Gardens.

Additional information

Weight0.2 kg
Water depth

20-50cm

Spread

50cm

Flowering Time

June, July, August, September

Flower Colour

White

Position

full sun

Hardiness

fully hardy

Size

Small Waterlilies

Product Size

Bare-root waterlily, Bare-root waterlily with 2 litre planting kit

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