WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Charles Winch 5) Year of origin: 1992
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: Stellate
Diameter: 20 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Green
Sepal color, interior: Medium pink
Sepal number: 4 large, 4 small
Petal color: Deep pink approaching red
Petal number: 50, plus many extra stamens
Stamen: Filament color: Dark yellow
Tip color: Deep pink approaching red
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bronze green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 23 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Ovate
Length x width: 28 x27 cm.
Color, top: Green
Color, underside: Green speckled with red
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bronze
Petiole pubescent? Yes
Spread of plant (diameter): 190 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Charlie’s Pride’. It has slightly shorter stamens but more of them.
Unusual characteristics or comments:
The extra petals and stamens give this flower an unusual look in the center. The color is brilliant.
Additional Images of N. ‘Senorita’