WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
Nymphaea ‘Charles Winch’
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Charles Winch 5) Year of origin: 1974
Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): Charles Winch
8) Address (if different from above):
10) Address (if different from above):
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.):
The Names of Waterlilies 2002 Knotts
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: Unknown
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Stellate
Diameter: 18-20 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Green
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: White
Petal number: 36
Stamen: Filament color: Deep yellow
Anther color: Yellow
Tip color: White
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bronze green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 15 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Ovate
Length x width: 41 x 36 cm.
Color, top: Green
Color, underside: Green speckled with light maroon
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bronze
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 300 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. White Delight’ but white rather than cream, and with more petals that are also wider
Unusual characteristics or comments: The large flower has wonderful substance.
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