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botanical name:
Nymphaea 'Colonel A.J. Welch'
Nymphaea 'Colonel A.J. Welch' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Water lily
family:  Nymphaeaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: aquatic
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Vigorous, large growing variety producing abundant foliage of large round dark green leaves. Attractive soft canary yellow flowers that stand out of the water and stay open into the evening. Flowers between July and September.

cultivation:
Adaptable to water between 60 and 150cm deep.

propagation:
By division. Also sometimes produces small plantlets on the flowering stems, which can be separated and potted-up.

usage:
Only suitable for large ponds or lakes.

other notes:
Latour-Marliac, 1929

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