Nymphaea “August Koch” Day blooming Viviparous. Bred by August Koch 1922. Will over winter in zones 9 to 11. Plants size is small to medium. Flower is lavender-blue, 4” to 6” across. Leaves are straight green 6“ to 10“ across. Has about a 2’ to 3.5’ spread. Best to grow in 6” to 18” of water. Flowers are very fragrant and stand well above the waters surface. You can grow this one in a one, two or three gallon container. Good for earthen ponds as well. Will produce offspring moderately from the viviparous leaves. Will tolerate shade especially in hotter climates. Best to grow in full sun.