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botanical name:
Nymphaea 'Comanche'
Nymphaea 'Comanche' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Water lily
family:  Nymphaeaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.10m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: aquatic
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Cup-shaped, semi-double flowers up to 12cm across, with upward curving petals, opening apricot yellow and then turning coppery-bronze. Dark yellow stamens at the centres. Flowers last about 5 days and are produced in succession from May. Large, rounded, dark green leaves with a few bronze-purple speckles and purple tinted when young.

Grow in water between 30 and 80 cm deep. Needs a good rooting area.

Good for medium to large ponds.

other notes:
Raised by Latour-Marliac in 1908.
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