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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Spread1m to 1.2m
  • Growth HabitWater plant
  • Flower ColourYellow

Description

Nuphar advena (American spatter dock). An upright tufted annual from Central USA bearing ovate to oblong leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Aquatic

Other common names

Yellow pond lily, Water lily

Origin

C. USA

Interest and use

Grown for their floating foliage and spherical flowers.

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will flower in the shade and some species are suited to being planted in slow-moving water. They prefer to be planted in pots of rich soil and then carefully submerged. You can propagate by division.

Propagation

Propagate by division.

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