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Victoria amazonica

Victoria regina Teratai Raksasa Nymphaeaceae
 

Victoria amazonica, Victoria regina, Teratai Raksasa

 

Victoria amazonica, Victoria regina, Teratai Raksasa

This species is the largest water lily known, with leaves rVictoria amazonica, Victoria regina, Teratai Raksasa	reaching to 6 ft (1.8 m) across.
It grows incredibly quickly, achieving its mammoth proportions just 7 months after planting from seed.
The flat, prickly leaves have upturned margins of 2-4 in (5-10 cm).
The size of the leaves is determined by the depth of the water in which the plant is growing the deeper the water, the bigger the leaves.
The flowers are white outside and pink inside, with as many as 60 petals each; they are more than 12 in (30 cm) wide.
Only one flower blooms at a time.
Cultivation: These plants need at least 3 ft (1 m) of water in which to grow and a position in full sun.
Plant them in containers of rich loamy soil with added organic matter.
Propagate from seed .

Victoria amazonica, Victoria regina, Teratai Raksasa

 

 

 
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