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Nymphaea 'Avalanche'

Avalanche Tropical Water Lily

Water Lily

Comments

Tropical water lily with powder blue and white star-shaped flowers with yellow centers; blooms from summer to winter; large oval green foliage mottled with burgundy; easy to care for; water lilies dislike moving water; annual in colder climates

Description

Tropical water lily with powder blue and white star-shaped flowers with yellow centers; blooms from summer to winter; large oval green foliage mottled with burgundy; easy to care for; water lilies dislike moving water; annual in colder climates

Landscape Attributes

Avalanche Tropical Water Lily is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with a low habit of growth, spreading atop the surface of the water. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Avalanche Tropical Water Lily is ideally suited for growing in a pond, water garden or patio water container, and is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Water Gardens;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting;Bog Gardens

Planting & Growing

Avalanche Tropical Water Lily will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the water. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

10 inches

6 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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