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Water Garden Plants Gloire du Temple sur Lot

Wow another long name, looking a little on the French side, the Gloire du Temple sur Lot is also known at the Nymphaca. The plant is a water garden plant, floating on the top more portion of the pond for your pleasure, giving your area color, but also is great for helping to control the debris that is in the fishpond. Plants help balance the water in a pond, and the Nympaea is one of these plants.

Where to plant the Gloire du Temple sur Lot
This plant is best placed in water that is anywhere from sixteen inches deep to about three foot deep. Each plant is going to spread out any where from two to four foot wide over a few seasons. In the first growing season you may not notice that much growth as the plant can be stunned or getting used to the surroundings, but in the next two growing seasons you will notice this plant take off quickly.

You can divide and spread out these plants so that you have various locations over your pond that are colorful and filled. Dividing the plants is easy, by taking the crown of the flower and dividing, and then separating the plants to different areas of the water.

Where this plant grows best
This is a full sun loving plant. Placing the Gloire du Temple sur Lot in the shaded areas of your pond, the growth will slow dramatically and you may not even get flowers from this plant at all.

This plant has thick green leaves that will give shade to the pond water below and for the fish in the hot areas. On the top portion of this plant a flower will bloom, with all white petals, much like a carnation looks but with flatter petals on the flower but full and thick looking.

If you want to pot a few of the Gloire du Temple sur Lot, removing a few eyes, and placing in a pot or container that is filled with a heavy loam soil you can still enjoy this plant in a smaller pond area while controlling how large this plant grows.
 

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