European white water lily, Nymphae alba var. rubra, or white occupants, is a perennial flowering plant. It grows in slowly flowing lakes, streams, ponds and streams, and has the lagging Denmark's largest flower with a diameter of 20-40 cm and a rhizome that can grow to a depth of 3 meters. The plant is easily recognizable on its large and round floating leaves, which have a deep cut at the stem. The leaves are green on the upper side and reddish on the underside. The large flower has 20-25 white to pale pink petals and about 100 yellow leaves. The flower is only open during the day in good weather.
European white water lily blooms in June-August.
The flower is one of our biggest and most beautiful wild flowers.