Pondlilies - Bearberry Creek Website September 1, 2019

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Pondlilies

Water Plants

Nuphar lutea
European Pondlily
Flowers are yellow without any purple blotching on the sepals. Also known as ‘Brandy Bottle’.
· Water depth 12-48"
· Introduced
· Winter hardy               

Nuphar microphylla
Small Pondlily
Excellent for tubs. Unique, small leaves and flowers. Rhizomes can grow quite long, so plants should be repotted every 2 to 3 years.
· Water depth 12-48"
· Medium spread
· Native
· Winter hardy               

Nuphar variegata
Northern Pondlily
Large leaves and spread. Yellow flowers have purple blotching on sepals. Excellent for naturalizing in earth bottom ponds.
· Water depth 12-48"
· Large spread
· Native
· Winter hardy               

 
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