WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
Nymphaea ‘Pink Ribbon’
2) Hardy or tropical: Hardy 3) Day or night bloomer: Day bloomer
7) Nominant (Named by): Mrs. Joyce Grigonis
9) Introducer: Water Gardeners International Inc.
10) Address (if different from above) 2211 S. Atlantic Av. - Cocoa
Beach FL. 32931
11) Applicant: Mr. Pairat Songpanich
12) Address (if different from above) The same as 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?
20) Has a Standard been deposited in a recognized herbarium?
21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent Nymphaea ‘Mayla’
Pollen (paternal) parent Nymphaea ‘Perry’s Fire Opal’
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Star shape
Diameter: 12 cm.
Sepal color, interior: Pink
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: Pink
Petal number: 30 – 38
Anther color: Yellow
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? Pubescent
Height above water 0 – 8 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Ovate
Length x width: 21 x 20 cm.
Color, top: Green
Color, underside: Reddish Purple
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green
Petiole pubescent? Pubescent
Spread of plant (diameter): 100 – 120 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
It differs in color : N. ‘Pink Ribbon’ is pink but N. ‘Mayla’ is fuschia.
Unusual characteristics or comments:
- Free flowering