WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
Nymphaea ‘Miss Peggy’
2) Hardy or tropical: Hardy 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Pol Detienne 5) Year of origin: 1987
Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): Pol Detienne
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.):
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: N. ‘Marliacea Rosea’
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cuplike to stellate
Diameter: 16-20 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Rosy green
Sepal color, interior: Whitish-green
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: Pale pink, lighter toward tips
Petal number: 22-24
Stamen: Filament color: Yellow
Anther color: Yellow
Tip color: Yellow
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)?
Height above water: 0 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Round
Margin: Slightly undulating
Length x width: 27 x 27 cm.
Sinus: Almost closed, sometimes overlapping
Color, top: Bright green, new leaves bronzy purple
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green
Spread of plant (diameter): Large
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Marliacea Rosea’ but more vigorous.
Unusual characteristics or comments: Blooms from early May to October. Strong cultivar for large pool. Nice flowering even in mid-shade. Fertilize well. Not really for container cultivation.