Hardy Waterlily with purple flowers, floriferous variety but slow-growing, one of the first blue hardy water lilies.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 30 to 60 cm|
|Height:||0 cm, on the water surface.|
|Spacing:||1 plant per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Bloom Time:||August - October|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Hard|
|Name of breeder:||Richardson|
Waterlily 'Siam Purple 2' is one of the first water lilies intersubgeneric (cross between hardy waterlilies with tropical water lilies) obtained from Pairat Songpanich in 2007, comes from the same parent plants of the first water lily rustic blue; but was extinguished.
Has bright purple flowers, white at the base as the waterlily 'Siam Purple 1' but the amount of white in this variety is less. Like other plants ISG, has flowers emerging diameter of 10-15 cm. The leaves are green, marbled purple when young, and measure 20 cm in diameter. In pond occupies a space of 80-100 cm in diameter and must be placed at a depth of 30 - 60 cm.
Variety average floriferous but very slow growth. Tolerate winter temperatures of -20 ° C.
Suitable for medium to large ponds.
The plants that we sell have been acclimatized by our nursery some years ago and grown outdoors. The acclimatization of plants from hot countries is very difficult and slow.
On sale from April to October.
Read also the article on Pairat Songpanic, creator of the first water lily rustic blue: http://www.watergardenersinternational.org/