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I purchased a Nymphaea micranthra plant from an established, respected vendor a week ago. The bulb seems a decent size, but all the leaves and roots died in transit. Now I'm not sure which side should be planted downwards, and it keeps floating out of the substrate every night. It has been a week, and there are no signs of regrowth.

I have never dealt with bulb plants before, so I don't know what to expect. How deep do I plant it? How long until it starts growing again? Should a bulb plant be floating, I would expect it to sink...

Thanks for any help.
 

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When in doubt, sideways.

Does it feel mushy at all? If not, you should be OK, even though I'd think it would sink too. At least in my experience they do.
 

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Yes, I have a little one that came out of the middle of the leaf. I stuck it in the soild as the leaf began to deteriorate (so strange as the leaves don't usually do this.) It's doing fine. :D
 
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