WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):
Nymphaea ‘Kathy McLane’
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc. 5) Year of origin: 2000
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.):
Slocum, Waterlilies and Lotuses, p.117, 2005
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. Colors from RHS Colour Charts.
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Star
Sepal color, exterior: 144A, covered with 83A dashes
Sepal color, interior: 78A with streaks of 145D
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: 78B
Petal number: 48
Stamen: Filament color: 12B
Anther color: 61A
Tip color: 78B
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: 200D
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Leaves: Shape: Oval
Length x width: 32 x 29 cm.
Lobes: Overlapping, tips have long narrow points
Color, top: 146B with 187A splashes
Color, underside: 59D with 59B and 59A blotches
Petiole (leaf stem) color: 200B
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 150-200 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
Similar to N. ‘Evelyn Randig’ but has more contrasty pads and over 20 more petals in the flower.
Unusual characteristics or comments:
Flowers open late and stay open late.