Hardy water lily blossoms with deep red; variety of small in size, occupies an area of 60 cm² and should be planted at a depth of 20 - 50 cm. Recommended on small ponds.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 20 to 50 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|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
|Name of breeder:||Strawn|
|Year of hybridization:||1983|
Nymphaea 'Burgundy Princess' is a variety of water lilies with small star-shaped flowers of only 7-10 cm in diameter coming out of the water by 5 cm. The 28-30 petals are narrow and lanceolate Mixed ruby red color of white and pink, the sepals are white. The leaves are almost round of 12 cm in diameter, dark green with brown spots and reddish margin. It occupies a space of 60 cmq and must be planted at a depth of 20 - 50 cm. It has a compact growth and is recommended on small ponds or troughs of at least 80 cm in diameter.
Not sensitive to frost.
Was bred by Kirk Strawn (USA) in 1983, it is derived from the intersection of Nymphaea 'Prink Beauty' x Nymphaea 'Perry's Pink'.
On sale from April to October.