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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea Luxury


2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day

4) Originator: Huang GuoZhen 5) Year of origin: 2009

6) Address: Removed to protect privacy

QingDao City, China


7) Nominant (Named by): Huang GuoZhen

8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: The Chinese Water Lily World

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: Huang GuoZhen

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? No


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


21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):





Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: Blue seedling of N. capensis


Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown


Please give following dimensions in centimeters.


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup, then stellate

Diameter: 18-20 cm.

Sepal color, exterior: Yellow-green group 146 B

Sepal color, interior: Red-purple group 70 B

Sepal number: 4

Petal color: Purple-violet group 80 B         

Petal number: 41

Stamen: Filament color: Yellow group 9 A

Anther color: Exterior red-purple group 70 A, interior orange

Tip color: Purple-violet group 80 B

Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Yes, rich

Height above water: 30 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Oval

Margin: Dentate

Length x width: 30 x 29 cm.

Sinus: closed, open

Lobes: Pointed

Color, top: Yellow-green group 146 B

Color, underside: Light purple-brown

Petiole color: Green

Petiole pubescent? No

Viviparous? No

Spread of plant (diameter): 180-200 cm.


What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?

Unusual characteristics or comments:





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