Large rounded mid-green leaves 25-27cm (10-12in) across with cup-shaped later star-shaped vermilion-red scented flowers up to 20cm (8in) across produced from June to September which has white-tipped outer petals and dark orange stamens. This is considered to be one of the best red water lilies and is very free flowering with the stunning large flowers staying open longer than other lilies. It is a strong and large grower and best in medium to large ponds.
It has an RHS AGM award.
Planting position: Still water submerged 45-90cm in full sun