Victoria cruziana and Nymphaea colorata

This summer the Tropical Greenhouse is full of blooms of waterlilies. Among the waterlilies that regularly grow buds there is also one of the largest waterlilies in the world - Victoria cruziana.

The tropical greenhouse basin brightens in exotic atmosphere when the flowers of colorful water lily Nymphaea colorata and red water lily Nymphaea rubra begin to bloom. Early morning hours belong to the whitest of white -  the unusual lotus water lily Nymphaea lotus f. thermalis flowers awakens the greenhouse. But if you are lucky, get ready to be amazed by the impressive leaves and flowers of Victoria cruziana, which holds one of the largest leaves in tropical flora, they can reach up to 2 meters in diameter.