WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: J. Craig Presnell 5) Year of origin: 2006
Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): J. Craig Presnell
8) Address (if different from above):
9) Introducer: J. Craig Presnell
10) Address (if different from above):
11) Applicant: J. Craig Presnell
12) Address (if different from above):
13) Phone: 14) Fax: 15) Email: Removed to protect privacy
16) As far as you know, has this name been published in a dated publication together with a description?
17) If yes to 16, give details of the earliest publication (title, date, publisher, etc.):
18) Has this cultivar been granted Patent or Plant Breeders' Rights, or is it being sold under a trade designation other than the name used here? No
19) If yes to any of the above, please give details:
20) Has a Standard been deposited in a recognized herbarium? No
ABOUT THE PLANT
Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: Unknown
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Stellate
Diameter: 20 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Almost black with few light green stripes
Sepal color, interior: Silvery blue
Sepal number: 4
Petal number: 22
Stamen: Filament color: Purple
Anther color: Yellow
Tip color: Light blue
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bright green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? Yes
Height above water: 25 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Round
Margin: Slightly dentate
Length x width: 25 x 25 cm.
Color, top: New leaves are maroon with green blotches and mature to green with maroon
Color, underside: Purple with rose blotches and a light green midline
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bright green
Petiole pubescent? Yes
Spread of plant (diameter): 240 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
Pads resemble N. 'Star of Siam' and the flower resembles N. 'Teri Dunn'
Unusual characteristics or comments: