With its green leaves variegated with yellow-orange, this lily is really special. Has flowers that emerge from the water, star-shaped pinkish white and can reach one meter in diameter. Medium large sized.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 50 to 90 cm|
|Height:||0 cm, on the water surface.|
|Spacing:||1 plant per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Clay|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Bloom Time:||May - September|
|Leaf color:||Green variegated yellow|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Easy|
|Name of breeder:||Marliac|
|Year of hybridization:||1901|
The main feature of this water lily unique, are the leaves: green variegated with pink spots and brown purple, the only one of all the hardy water lilies. The Waterlily 'Arc en Ciel' produces flowers that emerge from the starry pinkish white form, more pronounced at the base of the petals of 20 cm in diameter and consist of 18-24 petals. This cultivar of medium-large size can be planted at a depth ranging from 50 to 90 cm from the surface of the water and reaches a meter in diameter. For medium to large ponds.
It was bred by Marliac in 1901 probably obtained from Nymphaea odorata rosea x Nymphaea mexicana.
On sale from April to October.