Nymphaea elegans

blue water-lily



Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: aquatic
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,blue
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Availability: Specialty providers
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam


Native Habitats: Ponds, ditches, cypress swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Not typically seen for sale, but a good addition to the aquatic garden.