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Nuphar lutea

Also called Spatterdock


Nuphar lutea - Yellow Pond Lily

More About Nuphar lutea

  • AKA Nuphar luteum
  • Hardy, aquatic perennial
  • Naturally found in shallow ponds and along stream borders
  • Flat, rounded, thick, mid-green leaves
  • Cupped, yellow flowers
  • Distinctive fragrance
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

100-200 cm

Spread:

100-200 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Yellow Pond Lily Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in 100 cm of water or less, but can naturalize in 200 cm of depth or more. Plant rhizomes directly in the muddy bottoms of ponds or leave in containers if desired. It spreads by seed or by rhizomes. 


Nuphar lutea Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Aquatic (submerged)

Flowering Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing