Nymphaea “Blue Beauty” Day blooming non-viviparous. Bred by Tricker 1897. Will over winter in zones 9 to 11. Plants size is medium. Flower is a cup shaped lilac blue, 5” to 8” across. Leaves are dark green with brown speckles 6“ to 10“ across. Has about a 3’ to 7’ 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. This flower is probably one of the most fragrant out there. Will tolerate shade especially in hotter climates. Best to grow in full sun.