Chromatella Waterlily
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Chromatella Waterlily
P Introduced Photo: Thingnam Sophia
Common name: Chromatella Waterlily, Waterlily Marliacea Chromatella' • Manipuri: Tharo napu
Botanical name: Nymphaea 'Marliacea Chromatella'    Family: Nymphaeaceae (Waterlily family)

Chromatella Waterlily is an aquatic perennial with purple-marbled floating leaves 15-20 cm wide, and cupped light yellow flowers 15cm across, with orange stamens. Chromatella Water Lily is the queen of aquatic lotus plants due to its primrose yellow color which is considered the best yellow water lilies in the aquatic environment. The Chromatella Water Lily plant variety is spectacular and eye catchy. It is a free blossoming plant which produces huge attractive yellow flowers. Chromatella Water Lily plants blossoms can grow to a height of 10-15 cm. Chromatella Water lily spectacular canary yellow flowers are produced in large numbers from the blooms with each bloom having roughly three to six cupped shaped flowers. Chromatella Water Lily newly established blooms have a fairly sweet, strong fragrant. The lotus leaves are bronze mottled and olive-green in color. Its leaves grow eight to nine inches 20-23 cm wide. It is considered an excellent choice for any size of an aquatic water garden.

Identification credit: Poonam Gupta Photographed in Imphal, Manipur.

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