How to grow Victoria amazonica

Victoria amazonica growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Victoria also known as Amazon giant waterlily, Victoria amazonica perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant waterplant, can grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Victoria amazonica leaves

Leaves color green or green and red under, leaves big 0.4-3 m (16-120 inches) in round shape, some varieties have spines on the leaves.

Flower color white and become pink the flowers with multi-petals.

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Requirements for Victoria amazonica growing and care:

Aquatic environment, rich soil, can grow in colder area to take the rhizome to indoor

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need a lot of place

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
Leaves and flower 1-10 cm (0.5-4 inches) above the water, under the water 0.5-5 m (20-200 inches)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White flowers that become pink the flowers with multi-petals

Scientific name:

Victoria amazonica

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