Rounded leaves 17cm (7in) across are purplish brown with dark purple markings when young turning to bronze green. Cup shaped vivid deep rich pink flowers 10-12cm (4-5in) across produced from June to September have orange-red stamens. This is a very free flowering fragrant (smells of ripe apples) lily that unusually will tolerate some shade. Mid-sized lily ideal most pond sizes.
It has an RHS AGM.
Planting position: Still water submerged 30-60cm full sun or partial shade