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Nymphaea 'Avalanche'


Nymphaea 'Avalanche'

Family Name: Nymphaeaceae
Common Name: Water Lily, 睡莲


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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Aquatic & Hydrophyte

Description and Ethnobotany

Taxonomy It is hybridised by J. Craig Presnell in 2003, USA. This cultivar won the 2006 International Waterlily & Water Gardening Society (IWGS) Best New Water lily of the year and Best New Tropical.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Pond / Lake / River, Focal Plant

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Lots of Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast to Moderate


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Mauve

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Pink, White

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Master ID 33802
Species ID 8218
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Species record last updated on: 08 February 2023.