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Re: [APD] Can anyone identify this plant (great tank lily btw)
The water lily looks a little like tina but it is very hard to tell. Kit
and Ben Knots have set up a wonderful web site about water gardening.
There is a section on all the named water lilies. Have a look at
When you wee how many water lilies there are that are blue you will
appreciated the ID difficulty.
On 2/2/06 1:32 AM, "Pete" <peteal at sympatico_ca> wrote:
> Hello, pick this guy up a while back as a small lily (guy at the store says it
> stays small and even though I should know better I believed him) and of course
> once it hit my tank it just took off. Want to tell the name to a friend of
> mine but I've no idea what it is.
> Pics aren't the best, but the submerged leaf is a mix of green and red (and
> sometimes purple/blue spots). Flower as you can see is blue/violet with a
> yellow center.
> BTW if you want a lily for your tank, this is smaller than the tiger lotus
> monster since even though it has big leaves and eventually makes pads, they
> grow more vertically than the tiger one which I find spreads out and swamps
> surrounding plants. The flower as a strong beautiful smell btw.
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