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Victoria trickeri

Item # 10-4062


The interesting Victoria trickeri  has enormous pads that animals and young children can stand on.

The pads that can reach 6′ diameter and curl up 8″ at the edges  have a light-green color on top with purple underneath. The under structure of the leaf and stems are covered by thorns.

The enormous flowers are creamy white in the evening of the first day and closes around mid-morning. On day 2, the flower opens about 4 p.m. and is a deep pink. It doesn’t need high water temperatures as other Victoria species. The fragrance is similar to pineapples.

In temperate regions, the Victoria water lilies are treated as annuals and require treatment as tender nymphaea.

The Victoria trickeri can grow in large or medium sized pools under the right conditions. It’s a fast grower, and under optimal growing conditions, a spectacular scene will appear in  your water garden pond.

Read more about the amazing discovery and fabulous characteristics of Victoria trickeri our book, Tricker’s 1101 Water Gardening Questions and Answers.

NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING Victoria trickeri: This plant be harvested when the plant is strong enough to ship and grow in your area. Thus, this plant may not follow the standard shipping times. You can preorder now to reserve this for your fabulous water garden pond or lake.


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The pads can reach 6-ft across with the edges 3"-8" folded upward.
Preferred Growing Conditions:
This Victoria cruziana can withstand cooler temperatures than the other Victoria. However, it requires warm water temperatures for blossoms that last a couple days.
It prefers standing, not moving, water.
Botanical Name:
Victoria trickeri also called Victoria cruziana
Hybridized By:
William Tricker in 1894.

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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