WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):
Nymphaea ‘Barbara Barnett’
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc. 5) Year of origin: 1996
6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.
8) Address (if different from above):
9) Introducer: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.
10) Address (if different from above):
11) Applicant: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.
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? Yes
17) If yes to 16, give details of the earliest publication (title, date, publisher, etc.):
Water Gardening Magazine, 13, 1997
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
21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: N. ‘June Alison’
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters.
Colors from RHS Colour Charts.
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup
Diameter: 15-18 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Green
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: 11C at base darkening to 82B
Petal number: 42
Stamen: Filament color: 16A
Anther color: 66C
Tip color: 86D
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: Approximately 25 cm.
Margin: Mildly denate
Length x width: 30 x 25 cm.
Lobes: Meet and push up
Color, top: Green with heavy splashes of purple
Color, underside: Green blotched with red
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 150-240 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
This cultivar resembles N. ‘Albert Greenberg’ but differs because the leaves are heavily mottled.
Unusual characteristics or comments: