Colorado Water Lily


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CUSTOMER FAVORITE & GREAT FOR BEGINNERS! Prolific grower, dependable bloomer, and partially shade tolerant, this variety is great for folks who are new to water lilies!

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!

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

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

‘Colorado’ is an award-winning, customer favorite perennial water lily! It is a vigorous grower, dependable bloomer, and often blooms all the way into autumn! The beautiful flowers are a unique salmon/peach hue & are also pleasantly fragrant! Interestingly, flowers stand 3-4′ above the water’s surface! Unlike many water lilies, ‘Colorado’ is also partially shade tolerant! Young lily pads emerge mottled with purple, and mature to a traditional solid green. A wonderful choice for any pond!


  • Cultivar name: Nymphaea ‘Colorado’
  • Bloom color: Salmon
  • Bloom size: 5″ – 6”
  • Bloom time: Spring/Summer-Frost
  • Plant spread: 3′ – 6’
  • Water depth: 6″ – 24”
  • Light requirement: Full sun-part shade
  • 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.