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‘Henry Shaw’ Tropical Water Lily

Item # 10-1005


This Henry Shaw water lily was hybridized in 1917 by the famous Missouri Botanical Garden hybridizer, George Pring. He named it after Henry Shaw who founded the world famous Missouri Botanical Gardens in 1899.

The flowers are about 8″ diameter with three shades of blue with an unusually large number of golden stamens tipped blue. The inside of the sepals are violet colored. It is cup shaped and very fragrant.

The pads are small, dark-green that are flecked reddish brown on top and purple beneath.

Out of stock


Preferred Growing Conditions:
Partial sun to full sun.
USDA zone: 4-10
Leaf pads: Up to 15".
Spread: 6'-7'.
Botanical Name:
Nymphaea 'Henry Shaw'

Spring Shipping Schedule: Preorder Season Expected Ship Dates

This is the expected shipping weeks for preorder season that is about December through April. Plants cannot be shipped until they are strong enough for transit and the weather from Ohio to you is warm enough so that the lifeforms can survive overnight stops. If the spring weather is sunny and warm in northern Ohio, then some plants may ship earlier. If the spring weather has a lot of storms, cloudy weather and is cool, then some plants need a tad more time to get strong enough for transit.

Tentative Ship WeekStates
Last week of AprilFL, LA, TX
First week of MayAL, AZ, GA, HI, MS, NM, OK
Second week of MayAR, CA, NC, NV, SC, TN
Third week of MayCO, KY, KS, MO, UT, VA, WV
Last week of MayCT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WY


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