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Native Waterlily

Native Waterlily is and easy-to-grow, aquatic plant with broad green leaves and white flowers.

Small Plants Aquatic Dampland Feature Foliage Groundcover Suitable for Pots Birds Flowers

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Ottelia ovalifolia

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial for waterbodies

Flower: White

Flowering Time: Kambarang – Birak (Oct – Jan)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: An aquatic plant that grows in standing water.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, and Frogs


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