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Nymphaea 'Froebelii' (Water lily 'Froebelii')

Beginner
skill rating
4 hours care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.9m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Nymphaea 'Froebelii'

Other names

Water lily 'Froebelii'

Genus

Nymphaea Nymphaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Froebelii' _ 'Froebelii' is a pond water lily for a depth of 45-75 cm. It has light green leaves that are tinted bronze when young, and burgandy-red, cup shaped flowers throughout summer.


Nymphaea 'Froebelii' is: Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

Orange, Dark-red, Dark-pink in Summer

Foliage

Flushed bronze, Pale-green in Spring; Green in Summer

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

Remove yellow leaves and dead-head regularly.

Propagation methods

Division, Offsets


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Where to grow

Nymphaea 'Froebelii' (Water lily 'Froebelii') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.9m 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 crown of the plant should protrude slightly above the surface of the planting basket and placed so that the rhizomes are just covered with water. Raise the basket on bricks whe

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Pond/In water

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.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Nymphaea 'Froebelii'

Other names

Water lily 'Froebelii'

Genus

Nymphaea Nymphaea

Variety or Cultivar

'Froebelii' _ 'Froebelii' is a pond water lily for a depth of 45-75 cm. It has light green leaves that are tinted bronze when young, and burgandy-red, cup shaped flowers throughout summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Orange, Dark-red, Dark-pink in Summer

Foliage

Flushed bronze, Pale-green in Spring; Green in Summer


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

Remove yellow leaves and dead-head regularly.

Propagation methods

Division, Offsets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Nymphaea 'Froebelii' (Water lily 'Froebelii') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.9m 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 crown of the plant should protrude slightly above the surface of the planting basket and placed so that the rhizomes are just covered with water. Raise the basket on bricks whe

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Pond/In water

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.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

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

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