How to plant this water lily? Nymphaea Aurora.

JodeJayJodeJay Posts: 73

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Hi, I've just received this nymphaea and the instructions say to plant the roots downwards. I'm struggling to see which way up it is as all I can see are small spindly green shoots. 

 

Help! I don't want to plant it the wrong wafy. 

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  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,115

    Green shoots up, usually.  If in doubt, put it in a bucket of water until it's obvious.

  • JodeJayJodeJay Posts: 73

    Thanks image I seem to have aquired some larvae of some sort with it too. No idea what though! 

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