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Water Lily -Nymphaea Almost Black 30Ltr pot plant

  • Catalogue Code 5130-6301
  • Pack Contents: 1x 30ltr pot plant

Ready planted and hassle free!

The Nymphaea Almost Black is a medium-sized hybrid water lily with deep red petals and a darker centre. Almost Black, as its name suggests is one of the darkest red water lilies; its spectacular flowers look their best in cool conditions. This water lily is most suitable for a medium or a large pond.

Supplied as a well-established mature plant. Water lilies will provide glorious flowers plus shade and shelter for pond life. The beauty of this enormous plant is that it is hassle free and provides instant gardening.

Supplied ready grown in a 30 litre pot, filled with aquatic compost and topped with attractive stones to hold the soil in place. Drop into a large pond and you will not need to go near it again. 

A sunny position is beneficial to achieve brilliant blooms.

The leaves are excellent hiding-spots for fish and other pond wildlife and provide a cool haven in the height of summer.

Flowers June-September

Height 10cm

Planting Depth 30-80cm

10cm. Approx spread 90cm


  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Will flower well in full sun

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The lily will arrive on a pallet delivery. The delivery truck will have a pallet lift and the driver will get it to the front door. 

By contacting customer services we can ask the following of the delivery company; 

We can ask that the driver will help locate the plant pot closer to the pond and they will try to accommodate where possible. Extra help by the purchaser may be required. *It is the responsibility of the purchaser to place pot in pond.

We can accommodate a specific day for the delivery when someone is at the customers home Tuesday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays. - Please contact customer services.

We can take phone numbers to call when we are an hour from the delivery location. But we cannot do timed delivery.