Nuphar (Spatterdock)

Nuphar (Spatterdock)

Nuphar is an ideal plant to use as a 'feature' within the planting arrangement. It has big, lengthy leaves which are membraneous and coloured a delicate, translucent light green. These attractive leaves are supported on firm stems which spread out from the root base (rhizome).

Nuphar is greatest planted in water at a depth not less than 6 in., and no deeper than about 14 in. As the plant is somewhat buoyant, it ought to be set firmly into the sand. Light isn't a extremely essential factor in growing this plant, but some, needless to say, is essential.

A couple of species are of European and Asiatic origin, but most of the species are North American.

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