WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):
Nymphaea ‘Shady Lady’
2) Hardy or tropical: Hardy 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Hazorea Aquatics 5) Year of origin: 2004
6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): Danny Benjamin
8) Address (if different from above):
(if different from above):
11) Applicant: Hazorea Aquatics
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.):
LilyBlooms Catalogue, 2004
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
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup
Diameter: 11 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Reddish green
Sepal color, interior: Light pink
Sepal number: 4
Petal number: 19
Stamen: Filament color: Yellow-orange
Anther color: None
Tip color: Yellow
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Brown
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 4 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Round
Length x width: 10 x 12 cm.
Color, top: Green with brown markings
Color, underside: Green with brown spots
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Brown
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 60 to 80 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
Nymphaea ‘Aurora’. The flowers are pink and not changeable.
Unusual characteristics or comments:
One of the few pink waterlilies with variegated brown and green leaves