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Victoria is a genus of water-lilies, in the plant family Nymphaeaceae, with very large green leaves that lie flat on the water's surface.
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Description for Victoria lily

Victoria is a genus of water-lilies, in the plant family Nymphaeaceae, with very large green leaves that lie flat on the water s surface. Victoria amazonica has a leaf that is up to 3 metres (9.8 ft) in diameter, on a stalk up to 8 metres (26 ft) in length.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Amazon Water Lily, Royal Water Lily, Giant Water Lily. white July to August 0.50 to 1.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun mixture of silica sand, black soil it grows on water 24C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Victoria lily

    When your victoria arrives, unwrap it gently. It may be easier to float off the newspaper on the leaves in a bucket of warm water. Pot it into a large flowerpot with holes in the bottom. For decent size leaves, use at least a 4 gallon pot, about 18 inch diameter. The plants will not be too thorny to handle at this point in growth.

Typical uses of Victoria lily

Special features: he leaves of Victoria amazonica are so strong that they can support the weight of a human. ... The Giant Water Lily does not grow year round in areas where it is not a native species, such as Great ... Specific Adaptations to the Environment.

Ornamental use: Garden Uses Large floating water lily that fits well into large water gardens, pools or ponds.

References

  • http://www.ebay.com/gds/Growing-a-Victoria-Water-Lily-Longwood-Hybrid-/10000000006404723/g.html
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c263

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