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Nymphaea 'Attraction' (Waterlily 'Attraction')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Nymphaea 'Attraction'

Other names

Waterlily 'Attraction'

Genus

Nymphaea Nymphaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Attraction' _ N. 'Attraction' is an aquatic perennial with broadly-ovate leaves that are bronze-tinted and rose-red, cup-shaped flowers with white specks and yellow centres in summer.


Nymphaea 'Attraction' is: Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

Pink, White, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Bronze-tinted, Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green, Bronze-tinted in Summer; Dark-green, Bronze-tinted in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Waterlily Pests (beetle, aphid, leaf-mining midges) Waterlily Pests (beetle, aphid, leaf-mining midges)

Nymphaea leaf (brown) spot , Crown rot , Water lily leaf spot Nymphaea leaf (brown) spot , Crown rot , Water lily leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Offsets


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Where to grow

Nymphaea 'Attraction' (Waterlily 'Attraction') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant the Nymphaea in loam in a basket, covered with layer of pea-shingle. The basket should be placed approximately 15-25cm below the surface of the water initially, being moved down to 30-50cm once growth is established. Nymphaea dislike moving water.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Nymphaea 'Attraction'

Other names

Waterlily 'Attraction'

Genus

Nymphaea Nymphaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Attraction' _ N. 'Attraction' is an aquatic perennial with broadly-ovate leaves that are bronze-tinted and rose-red, cup-shaped flowers with white specks and yellow centres in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Pink, White, Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Bronze-tinted, Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green, Bronze-tinted in Summer; Dark-green, Bronze-tinted in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Waterlily Pests (beetle, aphid, leaf-mining midges)

Specific diseases

Nymphaea leaf (brown) spot , Crown rot , Water lily leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Offsets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Nymphaea 'Attraction' (Waterlily 'Attraction') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant the Nymphaea in loam in a basket, covered with layer of pea-shingle. The basket should be placed approximately 15-25cm below the surface of the water initially, being moved down to 30-50cm once growth is established. Nymphaea dislike moving water.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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