Red Bog Lily
Category: Pond Plants
The Red Bog Lily is one of the water gardening plants that originate in Hawaii. The beautiful leaves and attractive flowers make this water gardening plant a genuine eye-catcher. These plants are ideal to be grown in a container of 7.5 quintal capacity or more than that.
The Red Bog Lily plants are stunning deep red foliage with pink to red blossoms on and off all through the summer season. The smaller varieties of the Red Bog Lily plant grow to a maximum height of 18 inches, whereas the bigger variety ones attain a maximum height of 24 inches with the spread of 24 inches. These bigger varieties produce thick flower stalks and narrow leaves. The lance-shaped leaves of this plant are gorgeous and carry the maroon color. The flowers of the Red Bog Lily plant assume the pink color and they have a very attractive look and offer a pleasant fragrance. These attractive features of this water gardening plant make it an ideal addition to any garden. Being a truly excellent plant, the Red Bog Lily can be planted close to the water surface in complete sun. Damp soil or water equal to a depth of six inches is the maximum water depth for grownup Red Bog Lily plants.
The Red Bog Lily plants are low water plants, and keeping the top of the container of the Red Bog Lily plant with the top of the water or somewhat higher is better. This water gardening plant can be potted, or the rooted trimmings can be tucked into the waterfall or stream bed rocks. Though the minimum recommended size of the pot for planting the Red Bog Lily plant is a 10-inch textile pot or the 10 inches by 6 inches, plastic pot, a 14-inch fabric pot or the 12 inches by 5 inches, plastic pot could be better.