Nymphaea 'Red Cup' is an excellent night blooming tropical waterlily with red blossoms. The flowers open in the early evening and stay open till 8-9 in the morning. Nymphaea 'Red Cup' is named for its cup shape flowers. The red pads also help to add beauty to this lily. Night blooming lilies are an excellent choice for those who have to work all day.This is a great addition for a medium to large water garden or pond.