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Nymphaea 'Escarboucle' (Waterlily 'Escarboucle')

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 'Escarboucle'

Other names

Waterlily 'Escarboucle'

Genus

Nymphaea Nymphaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Escarboucle' _ N. 'Escarboucle' is an aquatic perennial with floating, rounded, mid-green leaves, flushed brown when young, and, in summer, large, fragrant, cup- to star-shaped, orange-red flowers with white-tipped outer petals and dark orange stamens.


Nymphaea 'Escarboucle' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Orange-red, Flushed white in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green 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

Pruning

Deadhead regularly. Remove yellow leaves.

Propagation methods

Division, Offsets


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Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in still water in sun. Plant in baskets with loamy soil, crowns just beneath the soil surface & covered with gravel or pea shingle. Submerge basket so the crowns are covered by 15-25 cm of water, lowering to 50cm once established. Feed in growth.

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 'Escarboucle'

Other names

Waterlily 'Escarboucle'

Genus

Nymphaea Nymphaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Escarboucle' _ N. 'Escarboucle' is an aquatic perennial with floating, rounded, mid-green leaves, flushed brown when young, and, in summer, large, fragrant, cup- to star-shaped, orange-red flowers with white-tipped outer petals and dark orange stamens.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Orange-red, Flushed white in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green 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

Pruning

Deadhead regularly. Remove yellow leaves.

Propagation methods

Division, Offsets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in still water in sun. Plant in baskets with loamy soil, crowns just beneath the soil surface & covered with gravel or pea shingle. Submerge basket so the crowns are covered by 15-25 cm of water, lowering to 50cm once established. Feed in growth.

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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