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Water Lily Nymphaea Barbara Dobbins - Bare Root

  • Catalogue Code 5120-7482
  • Pack Contents: 1x Bare Root Water Lily
  • Wonderful bright blooms
  • Easy to grow and maintain
  • Help reduce algae

Introduced in the late 1990’s, Nymphaea Barbara Dobbins is a modern, hardy water lily. It will produce a mass of large flowers with a distinctive blend of yellow, apricot and pink petals that number around 30 and green-purple pads.

These beautiful blooms stand just above the water’s surface and will attract not only your eye, but also bees and other beneficial pollinators. The lily pads will help to reduce algae in your pond and will create shade and hiding places for fish.

Nymphaea Barbara Dobbins can be planted in any type of soil and would prefer to have full sun for most of the day. It is easy to grow and a reliable water lily for any garden pond, providing amazing displays from June onwards.

Depth: 75-120cm (30-48in)


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

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