Black Princess Water Lily – Pre-Order


This item will be released May 13, 2024.

Availability, size, and price vary at our local St. Louis store. Contact us for more info.

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BLACK PRINCESS! Black Princess is a unique and beautiful water lily! It’s dark red, nearly black petals will provide the perfect regal appearance to your pond!

ENDLESS BLOOMS! Black Princess has a long blooming season, from late spring through fall and blooms continuously! You won’t be able to get enough of this beauty, but luckily with all the blooms you won’t have to! 

NATURAL CLARITY! Water lilies are a natural source of filtration for your water, improving water clarity, quality, and health the safe, eco-friendly way!

WINTER HARDY & BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Perennial water lilies are resilient, easy-care plants that don’t require a green thumb to survive & thrive for many years! They arrive bare root & ready to plant!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our water lilies are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant growers. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy! 


Black Princess is a striking day blooming perennial water lily that is perfect for adding a regal touch to your pond! This stunning water lily produces 5”-6” peony shaped blooms that have red outer petals and nearly black inter petals. The leaves on the Black Princess open dark red before turning green, and add a ton of visual interest to your pond! This waterlily made a dramatic entrance in 1998 and has been a fan favorite ever since! Black Princess is a wonderful bloomer, each bloom lasts several days and it blooms continuously from late spring through fall! Black Princess is hardy in zones 3-11 and does best in full sun. This unique and beautiful water lily will be the perfect addition to any pond! 


  • Cultivar name: Nymphaea ‘Black Princess’
  • Bloom color: Dark Red 
  • Bloom size: 5”-6”
  • Bloom time: Late spring-Fall
  • Plant spread: 3’-5’
  • Water depth: 6”-24”
  • Light requirement: Full sun
  • USDA hardiness zone: 3-11

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live Water Lilies are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants for best flowering.

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