Our Favorite Flowers: 'Aflame' Water Lily

A Red Hybrid Water Lily Is Suitable for Deep Ponds

A Red Hybrid Water Lily Is Suitable for Deep Ponds

Nymphaea, Escarboucle, are aquatic perennials with rounded floating leaves and showy flowers on or just above the water, with numerous narrow petals and conspicuous stamens, in white and shades of yellow, pink and red.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

The deep crimson color of the 'Aflame' water lily — also known as 'Escarboucle' — gives ponds or pools exotic flair. During summer, the leaves of water lilies provide much-needed shade for water critters.

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