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Sturtevant - Night Bloomer - Tropical - IN STORE ONLY


Nymphaea “Sturtevant” Night blooming non-viviparous. Bred by Sturtevant in 1884. The Sturtevant will start blooming 3 hours after sundown and remain open until 3 hours before sunrise. Will stay blooming till noon on cloudy days.The flowers are slightly fragrant and stands well above the water surface.

Large Plant size.

Will survive in zones 9 to 11. This Night Bloomer can grow in a two or three-gallon container. Best to grow in 6” to 18” of water. Good for earthen ponds as well. This plant has the potential to grow very large.

Single blooms of up to 5” to 10” inches across.

Leaves are green color and spread 6” to 14” wide.

Full Spread is 4’ to 11’