Developed in 1908 by Joseph B.L. Marliac, the Chomanche Lily is a hardy water lily, meaning that it can withstand cooler temperatures. These plants will grow horizontally across their potting container. Plant spreads 3 to 5 feet.
The Comanche lily is an excellent bloomer and the flowers stay open very late into the day. The Comanche Lily's flowers form a star-shaped, 3 to 4 inch bloom that changes from chrome yellow to deep orange to copper red with deep yellow stamens. It has from 19 to 20 petals per flower. The blooms are raised just out of the water. The Comanche Lily's leaves are a deep green and measure 8 to 9 inches.
The Comanche Lily should be planted in a two-gallon or larger container. When first setting up the lilies, the plant should be submerged to a depth of six inches. As the lily grows, it can be lowered to its ideal depth of 6-20 inches. Zones 4-11.
Approximate Purchase Size: 8" to 16"