Nymphaea “Red Flare” Night blooming non-viviparous. Will over winter in zones 9 to 11. Plants size is large. Flower is a cup star shape dark pink almost red, 5” to 10” across. Leaves are brownish-green 6“ to 14“ across. Has about a 4’ to 11’ spread. Best to grow in 6” to 18” of water. Flowers are slightly fragrant and stand well above the waters surface. You can grow this one in a two or three gallon container. Good for earthen ponds as well. This plant could or will get really large if you let it. One of the most popular tropical water lilies sold. A must have for any medium or bigger pond. Will start blooming about 3 hours after sundown and will stay open until about 3 hours after sunup. Will stay blooming until noon on cloudy days. Will tolerate shade especially in hotter climates. Best to grow in full sun.