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botanical name:
Nymphaea 'Perry's Pink'
Nymphaea 'Perry's Pink' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Water lily
family:  Nymphaeaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.10m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: aquatic
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Medium sized water lily, rounded floating leaves up to 28cm across, purple-bronze when young. Large double, rich pink flowers with golden yellow stamens. Free flowering and with a good fragrance.

cultivation:
Grow in still water at a depth of between 40 and 80cm, rooted into the bottom mud or in baskets of loamy soil.

propagation:
By division of rhizomes

usage:
Medium to lage sized ponds.

other notes:
A chance seedling of N.'Rose Arey', raised by Slocum, 1984

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