Leaves elliptic, reddish below and blotched with brown at first. Flowers small to 10 cm wide, white, opening in the afternoon. It will grow in shallow water and can only be propagated from seed.
Hardy Day Bloomer
North America and Asia
Source: (1997). Nymphaeaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.