Nymphaea alba - Native white waterlily

Waterlily - alba

Ireland’s only native water lily, Nymphaea alba has handsome green foliage and white flowers. Best grown about 1 meter deep, but it can grow in up to 3 meters of water if allowed to adjust very gradually, since its growth rate at these depths will be significantly slower. The green foliage forms handsome rafts of lily pads, offering valuable shade and shelter to aquatic wildlife. Suitable for large ponds and lakes.

Position: Full Sun
Planting depth: In water from 90cm (36’’) to 150cm (59") below water level.
Growth rate: Fast
Flowering Period: June to September
Hardiness: Hardy
Size: Spread: to 150cm (59")

Aquatic pot and compost variations

Aquatic plants come in a variety of pot and compost variations that have different benefits for planting and growing.

Mesh Pot (Aquatic Compost)
Pot can be removed and plant can be planted directly into soil or margins above or below the water line. Pot and plant can also be placed directly into water to be container grown, but will still need repotting in time.

Pot (Aquatic Compost)
Pot must be removed and plant should be planted directly into soil or margins above or below the water line.

Pot (Regular Compost)
Pot must be removed and plant should be planted directly into soil or margins above the water line. Cannot be planted directly into soil below the water line.

Type | Size: Pot | AQ11cm
Details: Aquatic compost
Price
£11
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