Nymphaea Dark red water lily
Nymphaea Dark red water lily

Water lily dark red

Unique color and bloom

The Nymphaea Black Princess is a striking and unique water lily that can transform any pond. Its deep red flower, which over time turns almost black at its center, is a true eye-catcher. But this water lily offers more than just a spectacular appearance.

The dense leaves of the Black Princess have a cooling effect on your pond. This helps reduce algae blooms, keeping your pond clear and healthy. In addition, these leaves provide shady hiding places for fish and other aquatic life, promoting the biodiversity of your pond.

A fun detail to remember: initially, the Black Princess' flower has a pink/red hue. But each day brings a fascinating transformation, until the flower reaches its characteristic almost black color. In short, the Nymphaea Black Princess not only makes your pond more beautiful, but also provides something special to enjoy every day.

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- Large water lily
- Full-grown height: 10 cm
- Placement: -10 to -100 cm

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Frequently asked questions about Nymphaea Black Princess

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The Nymphaea Black Princess is a beautiful water lily (Nymphaea) known for its unique color transformation. At first the flower has a pink/red hue, but with each new day it undergoes a transformation until it reaches its special, almost black color. It is a striking addition to ponds and water features.

The dark red water lily is a medium-sized water lily that typically reaches 10-15 centimeters in diameter. The leaves can grow up to 20-30 centimeters in diameter, depending on growing conditions.

This water lily thrives in a sunny to slightly shaded position in your pond. Make sure the water depth is 30-60 centimeters. Use our special aquatic plant food to promote growth. Prune old leaves and flowers regularly to keep the plant healthy.

The flowering period of the Nymphaea Black Princess usually begins in late spring to early summer and can continue into fall, depending on weather conditions and growing environment.

Yes, this water lily is hardy in most climates. Just make sure your water depth is sufficient to prevent the roots from freezing during harsh winters.

Color changes Nymphaea Black Princess

The color change of the flower from pink/red to almost black is a fascinating process. You can follow this daily as the flower develops. Take photos to capture and admire the progression of the color transformation.
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I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.
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I would like to share my experience with you, and advise you to solve any pond problems and reduce pond maintenance. As a result, you can easily save hundreds of dollars.