Blue Spider Waterlily

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  1. Lengungardenexpert

    Lengungardenexpert New Seed

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    This water lily features impressive blue flowers outlined in purple, enhanced by the variegated spider-web foliage. A great performer that is a unique addition to any water garden. Nymphaea 'Blue Spider' got it's name from the pattern of mottling on the leaf. It has a spider web appearance with red streaks across the green pad. Nymphaea 'Blue Spider' was a chance seedling and was released to the trade in 1995, our first original hybrid. This tropical waterlily is still very popular in the industry today. Nymphaea 'Blue Spider' is unique because of the unusual mottling on the pads.


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  3. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    That's a real "looker"! :stew2:
     
  4. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    :drool: :drool: Oh I want one or two - no at least three!!! Absolutely gorgeous.
     
  5. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    This is a waterlily? Wow!! If only my pond had enough sun, this would be my first choice.

    Jerry
     



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  6. donna in nc

    donna in nc In Flower

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    beautiful
     
  7. sgmgarden

    sgmgarden In Flower

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    Wow, what a gorgeous colour! So pretty and bright!
     
  8. AAnightowl

    AAnightowl Young Pine

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    I love it. Will it grow in zone 6 of the US ? If I can get hold of some, I would like to plant them. Are they invasive like other water lilies ? I love them, but they can sure take over a pond or lake.
     
  9. cruz110

    cruz110 New Seed

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    I never see the Blue Waterlily!Really beautiful colors of nature!I love it!
     
  10. Gardengirl

    Gardengirl Young Pine

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    Oh my word, what a beauty, I would love one but you say it is a tropical waterlily so probably would not survive here. Do I have your permission to save your photo to my computer?
     
  11. adavisus

    adavisus New Seed

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    Tropical waterlilies do like sustained 70-90°f sustained temps to get into bloom.

    That can be doable in a cold frame or greenhouse and when in bud and bloom, the waterlily will stubbornly try to keep going up until the first frosts.

    So, yes, tropical waterlily blooms are doable in climates where Summers are too cool to start them up...

    Regards, andy
     
  12. Mayalezy

    Mayalezy New Seed

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    This picture gives me a new idea of matching between purple and yellow, thanks for posting
     
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    Babi.vn New Seed

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    Beauty flower
     
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    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    Very pretty....
     

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