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‘Chromatella’ Hardy Water Lily

Item # 10-3025


Chromatella’ is regarded as one of the finest yellow cultivars among the Nymphaea x marliacea species. This particular variety is renowned for its longevity and reliability, making it one of the oldest and most trusted choices among hardy water lilies available today.

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Size: Flower size: 4"-5" Height above water: 2"-4" Lily pad size: 6"-8" Plant spread: 3'-5'

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Nymphaea x marliacea ‘Chromatella’ is one of the better yellow varieties. It is considered one of the oldest and most dependable of the hardy water lilies today

The 6″ blossoms sit on the water’s surface like a golden cup. The flower is a rich creamy yellow with a pleasant fragrance.

Benefits. The perennial ‘Chromatella’ can be grown in tubs, deck ponds, or backyard water gardens. It is fragrant and brightens up your water display. Bees use the pads to land and access water to drink. The pads shade the water to help prevent algal growth.

Growth Conditions. Full sun with more than 6 hrs of sunlight.

Growing Conditions:
Full sun to partial shade. USDA Zone 4-10
Flower size: 4"-5" Height above water: 2"-4" Lily pad size: 6"-8" Plant spread: 3'-5'
Hybridized By:
In 1895, 'Chromatella' was hybridized by the famous botanist M. Marliac who received the Award of Merit by the Royal Horticulture Society.
Botanical Name:
Nymphaea 'Chromatella'

This table shows the estimated shipping weeks for destinations to USA states. These dates can change depending on weather and how strong the plants are at that time. For example, a wet spring will have many clouds leading to less sunshine. Thus, the plants may need a bit longer to grow strong enough for transplanting and transit. With the planet heating up, a warm spring may help the plants grow strong enough to ship before the dates in this table. This applies to pick-ups a well as shipping.

End of April: FL, LA, TX
First Week of May: AL, AZ, GA, MS, NM, OK
Second Week of May: AR, CA, NV, NC, SC, TN
Third Week of May: CO, KS, KY, MO, UT, VA, WV
Fourth Week of May: CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IN, IA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WY


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