Nymphaea violacea

Nymphaea violacea

General information: This is the most common native lily in the top end of the NT. It has a day time white or pale blue flower. The young plant is suitable for the aquarium but more difficult than others to keep trained as a juvenile plant with submerged leaves only.

Cultivation notes : It grows from seed each year or from last seasons bulb.

Distribution : Found inNew Guinea and tropical Australia, NT, Qld and WA.

Selling details : Sold as an individual plant with the roots washed free of substrate.

Reference: Cowie, Short & Osterkamp-Madsen ( 2000 ) "Floodplain Flora, a flora of the floodplain of the Northern Territory, Australia"