About Amazon Water-Lily
Giant Waterlily is one of two species in the genus and is not viviparous. It is the largest member of the water lily family. The lily pads are up to 8 feet across and the large white to pink blooms are fragrant. The stalks can be up to 26 feet long and in nature will embed themselves in the lake or river bottom. It grows best in quiet water such as the backwaters of large rivers.
How to care for Amazon Water-Lily
Amazon Water-Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Amazon Water-Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Amazon Water-Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Amazon Water-Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.