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botanical name:
Nuphar lutea
Nuphar lutea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Brandy bottle, Yellow water lily
synonyms:  Nymphaea lutea
family:  Nymphaeaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: aquatic
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Floating aquatic with large rounded surface floating leaves. Also has pale green submerged foliage with wavy edges. Comparatively small cup shaped yellow flowers which have a faint brandy smell. Vigorous growing in most still or slowly moving water.

cultivation:
Will grow in sun or quite deep shade and water up to 2.5 metres deep, still or slow flowing.

propagation:
By seed or division of the root.

usage:
Suitable for large natural lakes or slow flowing rivers or canals.

other notes:
Native to Europe including Britain.

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