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Victoria amazonica

Common Name(s):
Amazon water lily, Giant water lily
Category:
Water Garden
Comment:

Nonviviparous; spread of 15-20 ft.

Height:
6 in.
Foliage:
Sharp spines on stems and underside of leaves; 4 to 6' yellowish green leaves; edges turn up to form a rim; underside of leaf is coppery red
Flower:
Night blooming; very free flowering; 9 to 12 in. flowers creamy white the first day, become pink the second, then purplish red the third day before dying; double; strongly fragrant

NCCES plant id: 2458

Victoria amazonica Victoria amazonica