WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc. 5) Year of origin: 1998
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, p. 37, Jan/Feb 2000
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:
21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: N. micrantha white form
Pollen (paternal) parent: N. ‘Panama Pacific’
Please give following dimensions in centimeters. Colors from RHS Colour Charts.
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Star
Diameter: 10-15 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: 146A suffused with 60B
Sepal color, interior: 85C center, 84A edges with white spots throughout
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: 91A with white spots
Stamen: Filament color: 14B
Anther color: 90B
Tip color: 91A
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: 200B
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 15-20 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Ovate
Length x width: 28 x 25 cm.
Lobes: Long pointed tips
Color, top: 137A
Color, underside: 59A-B, lighter in the center, 86A specks
Petiole (leaf stem) color: 200B
Petiole pubescent? No
Viviparous? Yes, highly
Spread of plant (diameter): 90-150 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
Unusual characteristics or comments:
It is a heavy bloomer. It is the first lily ever to have spotted petals throughout the flower. With N. micrantha genes, it is more cold tolerant than most tropicals.