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Nymphaea ‘Blue Beauty’
Tropical Day Bloomer
Blue.
10-20 cm fragrant deep blue stellate flowers. Blooms held above water. Leaves are green with some purple speckling.
· Water depth 12-24"
· Large spread
· Introduced
· Winter indoors               

Nymphaea caerulea
Tropical Day Bloomer
Blue.
Blue Lotus of the Nile. 4-6" light blue flowers are held high above water surface. Faint fragrance. Leaves are green with prple underneath. One of the hardiest of the trtopical day bloomers.
· Water depth 12-24"
· Medium
· Introduced
· Winter indoors               

Nymphaea 'Daubeniana'
Tropical Day Bloomer
Blue.
Dauben. Tiny 2" light blue flowers are held high above water surface. Faint sweet & spicy fragrance. Leaves are green with some brown splashes. Viviparous.
· Water depth 6-12"
· Small spread
· Introduced
· Winter indoors               

Nymphaea 'Leopardess'
Tropical Day Bloomer
Blue.
Cobalt-blue flowers above dark green leaves heavily painted with deep brown patches.
· Water depth 12-24"
· Large spread
· Introduced
· Winter indoors               

Nymphaea ‘Panama Pacific’’
Tropical Day Bloomer
Violet.
6" fragrant deep violet flowers. Golden stamens have violet anthers. Green leaves with reddish veins. Viviparous.
· Water depth 12-24"
· Large spread
· Introduced
· Winter indoors               

Nymphaea 'St. Louis Gold'
Tropical Day Bloomer
Yellow.
Citron yellow blossoms. Leaves are green with some faint brown spotting.
· Water depth 6-24"
· Medium
· Introduced
· Winter indoors               

 
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