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Nymphoides indica

Water Lily

It is suitable for ornamental ponds and dams.

Plant Type:

General Size: small

Flowering Time: summer

Flowering Colour: yellow

Specifications: deciduous | fast growing | sun | water

Description

This is a pretty, fast-growing, perennial water plant that grows about 30cm x 80cm. It has flat, rounded, floating leaves, and delicate yellow flowers appearing in summer. It makes a useful addition to ornamental ponds and dams, especially for gardeners who may be searching for indigenous alternatives to exotic water plants. It may be planted in the soil at the bottom of a pond in about 30-40 cm of water, although it is fairly tolerant of fluctuating water levels.