Purple Tropical Water Lily Plant
Nymphaea 'Purple Tropical (Water Lily) is a day-blooming aquatic perennial boasting brilliant green viviparous leaves. Floating on the surface of the water, they create backdrop for the spectacular flowers, 4-5 in. across (10-12 cm). Each fragrant blossom features pointed, crisp-white petals with contrasting purple tips. They Surround a conspicuous bouquet of golden stamens. Each flower lasts 3-4 days opening in the morning and closing at night. Blooming from summer into fall, Purple Joy is free-flowering and produces many flowers over a long season. This tropical nymphaea is suitable for medium to large ponds.
Purple Tropical Water Lily Plant Care-
Light - Water lilies typically need a minimum of six hours of direct sunlight in order to produce beautiful blooms
Water Depth- 6 to 26 inches from surface to root.
Height- Leaves sit on the surface, flowers up to 4 to 7 inches above the surface.
Bloom Color: Very Deep Purple.
Flower Production: Heavy Blooming, 3-5 Blooms per day if fertilized correctly and in sun.
Container Size: 3-4 Liters minimum, fertilize heavily with fertilizer tablets, Fertilize the plant when potting and through the season.
Fertilize: Heavily 6-8 Fertilizer tablets per month for maximum blooms.