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Tropical Water Lily Flowers

The tropical water lily requires warm water to grow (temperature at least 70 F). They also require a minimum of 6 hours of sun a day to grow and bloom their best. The tropical water lily can be day bloomers or night bloomers. Most have large, beautiful color and fragrant flowers.

Tropical water lilies bloom from late spring through early fall, depending on the weather. Pictures of all tropical water lilies in this page were taken at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Quick guide to growing tropical water lily.

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waterlily-5 waterlily-6 "Jennifer Rebecca" "Blue spider" "Bob Trickett"
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"Carla's sunshine" "Green smoke" "H.C. Haarstick" "Hilary" "Jack Wood"
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"King of Siam" "Leopardess" "Marmorata" "Miami rose" "Midnight"
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"Star of Zanzibar" "St. Louis Gold" Victoria waterlily "Wood's blue Goddess" "Yellow Dazzler"