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Image of Victoria amazonica photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Amazon Giant Water Platter, Amazon Giant Waterlily, Royal Waterlily)

The glorious monster of the tropical water garden! With gargantuan floating leaves with spiny undersides and tiny rims, the Amazon giant water platter is revered for its nighttime fragrant white-to-pink flowers. A short-lived perennial aquatic that is tender to cold, it hails from the still, very warm waters of the Amazon River in Brazil, Bolivia and Guyana. It grows from a thick rhizome (underground stem).

The rounded leaves are huge, as wide as an adult human is tall and green to yellow-green...

Image of Victoria cruziana photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Giant Water Platter, Santa Cruz Waterlily)

The large-leaved sultan of the tropical water garden! With gargantuan floating leaves with spiny undersides and rims, the giant water platter is revered for its nighttime fragrant white-to-pink flowers. An annual (perhaps very short-lived perennial) aquatic that is tender to cold, it hails from the still, warm freshwaters in Paraguay, Bolivia and northern Argentina. It grows from a thick rhizome (underground stem).

The rounded leaves are huge, as wide as young child is tall and green...