What plant is this?

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Hi guys,

I’ve just bought a new plant from my LFS. I never buy plants without knowing what they are but seen this one and just had to buy. It’s a bulb plant. Was just wondering what type it is. I’m guessing it’s a type of lotus?

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Hi guys,

move just bought a new plant from my LFS. I never buy plants without knowing what they are but seen this one and just had to buy. It’s a bulb plant. Was just wondering what type it is. I’m guessing it’s a type of lotus?

Cheers,

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I had one of these it died within 3 days of planting it. Not sure what it is though.
 

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Would hazard a guess that’s a house plant rather than an a aquatic plant.

Possibly a Syngonium type plant.
But honestly don’t know much about house plant, it’s my other half who suggested that! :lol:
 

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Looks like a dwarf lily.. does it have a bulb?

Edit: read your post again, it does have a bulb!

Have a google for Nymphaea stellata
 
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Would hazard a guess that’s a house plant rather than an a aquatic plant.

Possibly a Syngonium type plant.
But honestly don’t know much about house plant, it’s my other half who suggested that! :lol:

Thanks Ch4rlie. Just had a look and that seems to be what it is! Have you ever kept them before?
 
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Yeh after having a look it’s definitely Nymphaea. Anyone had any experience with them? Lovely little plants.
 

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You will find after a while the plant will send up leaves to the surface (lilly pads). If you dont want the floating leaves you can just prune them at the bottom of the stems.

Some Nymphaea can grow pretty big and need a fair bit of room.

Pretty cool plants tho. I have a green tiger lotus
 
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So I put that plant in about 2 weeks ago and can’t believe the difference 2 weeks has made to it haha . Crazy!

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