WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
Nymphaea ‘Mark Pullen’
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Charles Winch 5) Year of origin: 1987
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: Cup, stellate
Diameter: 18-22 cm.
Sepal color, interior: Light blue
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: Medium blue
Petal number: 30
Stamen: Filament color: Dark yellow
Anther color: Light yellow
Tip color: Blue
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bronze green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 18-20 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Round
Color, top: Green
Color, underside: Green speckled with purple
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bronze
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 220 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Billabong’ but the flower is larger and it has green pads.
Unusual characteristics or comments: Large flower with substance. Named for Mark Pullen, the hybridizers grandson.