This Anglo Aquatics Nymphaea Almost Black is a Water Lily plant that comes with plum flowers and is ideal for placing at the bottom of your pond or deep set planting shelves. This well established and extra large plant is suitable for a thirty litre pot and has been carefully nutured to a mature size.Waterlilies will sit at the bottom of your pond and their leaves will grow towards the surface providing you with an attractive display. They can also be placed on planting shelves in deeper ponds. Make sure to place them in a sunny location away from water features and with plenty of space for their roots.Benefits: Floating gracefully on the surface of the pond in summer, the flowers of this outstanding water lily are an intense, plum colour. The emerging foliage has a striking bronze flush, turning green as it matures. This is one of the darkest of red water lilies.Specifications:Sun/Shade: Full sunFlowering Months: Jun to SepNative: NoGrowth Rate: MediumBest Growing Season: SummerMinimum Depth: 30cmMaximum Depth: 80cmMinimum Spread: 70cmMaximum Spread: 90cmHelpful Tips: Plant in still water away from splashing fountains. Lower gradually so the leaves can stretch to the surface within a few days. Remove dead leaves and flowers during the growing season.Repotting or Replanting: 1 litre lilies require potting into a 3 litre or larger mesh basket. All other size lilies do not need repotting but benefit from being potted up. 30 litre lilies do not need repotting for in excess of 10 – 15 years. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.Established in 1965, Anglo Aquatic Plant is a family owned business who provide high quality plants and exceptional service. Their main nursery is based in Enfield, just north of London. Their experienced team take care of a wide variety of both native and continental plants. This product benefits from a specialised plant shipment service and is delivered directly from the supplier. All products are packaged with extreme care and transported in specially designed plant containers. Delivery takes 2-7 working days and will arrive quicker during the Spring and Summer seasons. Delivery is only available to England and Wales mainland for this product.Please note: Plants and Molluscs are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team within 24 hours. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.