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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars

 

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1) Cultivar Name:

Nymphaea ‘Senorita’

   

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

4) Originator: Charles Winch                             5) Year of origin: 1992

6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
 NSW, Australia

 

7) Nominant (Named by): Charles Winch

            8) Address (if different from above):

 

9) Introducer:

10) Address (if different from above):

 

11) Applicant:

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?

                                                                        Yes

 

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                             

 
            Anther color: Light yellow

Tip color: Deep pink approaching red

Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bronze green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant?  Yes

Height above water: 23 cm.

 

Leaves: Shape: Ovate

             Margin: Denate

             Length x width: 28 x27 cm.

 
             Sinus: Open

             Lobes: Pointed           

            Color, top: Green

            Color, underside: Green speckled with red

            Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bronze

            Petiole pubescent? Yes

            Viviparous? No

            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’

 

 

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