Nymphaea  'Attraction'

Nymphaea ‘Attraction’

Water lily

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Nymphaea 'Attraction'
  • Common name: Water lily
  • Family: Nymphaeaceae
  • Plant Type: Pond
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Nymphaea  ‘Attraction’ is a pretty pink-flowering water lily, bearing delicate double flowers in a rich, dark pink, with a deep yellow centre. It grows in water depths of 40-90cm, and is therefore suitable for growing in medium- to large-sized ponds.

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Water lily leaves provide a landing pad for thirsty honeybees, while offering shelter for aquatic wildlife beneath the surface. The shade cast from the leaves also helps to prevent the growth of algae.

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For best results grow Nymphaea ‘Attraction’ in full sun and ensure the plant has plenty of room to spread. Remember that water lilies thrive in still water, so avoid planting near a fountain or pump.

How to grow Nymphaea 'Attraction'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    90cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Nymphaea 'Attraction' and wildlife

Nymphaea 'Attraction' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers and provides shelter and habitat.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Nymphaea 'Attraction' poisonous?

Nymphaea 'Attraction' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Nymphaea 'Attraction'