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Egyptian Lotus

Nymphaea caerulea

Egyptian Lotus is a member of the Nymphaea family. Its botanical name is Nymphaea caerulea. The scientific name epithet caerulea means 'sky-blue'.

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How to grow Egyptian Lotus

Growing Egyptian Lotus from seed

Transplanting Egyptian Lotus

Companion plants for Egyptian Lotus

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Egyptian Lotus so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Egyptian Lotus

These plants will not grow well with Egyptian Lotus so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Egyptian Lotus problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Egyptian Lotus plants:

Egyptian Lotus Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin caerulea meaning “off whitein color”, “creamy” or “almost blue”.1

Other names for Egyptian Lotus

Nymphaea caerulea Savigny

Egyptian Lotus care instructions

How long does Egyptian Lotus take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Egyptian Lotus

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