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Egyptian Lotus

Nymphaea caerulea

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

Egyptian Lotus is categorised as a species of flowering aquatic / ornamental.

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How to grow Egyptian Lotus

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Remember to water Egyptian Lotus very often.

See our list of companion Plants for Egyptian Lotus to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Egyptian Lotus from seed

Transplanting Egyptian Lotus

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Egyptian Lotus Etymology

The species name caerulea is from the Latin caerulea and means “dark blue”1.

Other names for Egyptian Lotus

Egyptian Waterlily

Nymphaea caerulea Savigny

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