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Mrs George C. Hitchcock is a popular and spectacular night blooming tropical waterlily creating a large soft rose bloom with a dark orange stamen that is nearly 10" wide and held above the water a foot high. Very fragrant.
The amazing textured and rippled veining in the leaves are a feature in itself. It has wavy edged coppery green pads above and purply brown below.
A medium foliage spread to 6' wide. A well established plant might have several blooms standing a foot out of the water. Considered a very prolific bloomer where summers are hot. Blooms open during the night and are usually open until noon the next day.