Marginal Plant – Nymphaea alba – European White Water Lily
White Water Lily
White Water Lily(Nymphaea alba), also known as the European white water lily, white water rose or white nenuphar, is an aquatic flowering plant of the family Nymphaeaceae. It is native to North Africa, temperate Asia, Europe and Tropical Asia (India).
It grows in water that is 30–150 cm (12–59 in) deep and likes large ponds and lakes.
The leaves can be up to 30 cm (12 in) in diameter and take up a spread of 150 cm (59 in) per plant. The flowers are white and they have many small stamens inside.
This plant is sold as bare rhizome (1 rhizome) as per the quantity selected. It will require planting in aquatic compost on arrival.