Water Lily ‘Pygmaea Helvola’ - Plant

Nymphaea ‘Pygmaea Helvola’
Water Lily ‘Pygmaea Helvola’

A water lily for a small pond!

Cute, soft yellow, miniature water lily with a delightful scent! The 'Pygmaea Helvola' water-lily is particularly suitable for shallow ponds or tubs, where the plants can stand 10-40 cm deep.
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5-12 Working Days
Details
£ 13.99
£ 18.95  

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Flowering Period

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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • Plant the rhizome of the water lily in a horizontal manner in a large pond basket filled with special water lily soil. Line the basket with a piece of jute, place the water lily in the basket and fill with soil. Cover everything with the remaining jute and sprinkle with a layer of gravel. For a rich bloom, choose a sunny spot in the pond and place the basket at the correct depth. Light shade is also tolerated.
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  • Care
  • In autumn, remove the dead leaves of the water lily from the pond. Place the basket at least 40 cm deep in winter in order to prevent freezing. Is the water lily too large? If so, in May you can dig up the roots and cut the thick rhizome with a knife into smaller pieces and replant them again.
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  • Specifics
  • Put one of the lily flowers in a vase so that you can continue to enjoy its delicious scent in the home!
    Nymphaea has its own family, the lily family (Nymphaeaceae).
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Nymphaea  ‘Pygmaea Helvola’
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 5 years guarantee
    Color Yellow
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented not scented
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period June - October
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