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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea ‘Blue Daisy’


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

4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.    5) Year of origin: 1998

            6) Address: Removed to protect privacy

                        Florida, USA


7) Nominant (Named by): Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.

            8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.

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.):

            Pond Keeper, March/April 2002


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.):





Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: Unknown


Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown


Please give following dimensions in centimeters.

Colors from RHS Colour Charts.


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Oval

Diameter: 15-20 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: 144A, covered with 86A lines

            Sepal color, interior: 97B

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: 94B

Petal number: 50

            Stamen: Filament color: 13B     

            Anther color: 93C                    

            Tip color: 94B

            Number:  206  

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: 146D

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Slight

Height above water: 25 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Oval

            Margin: Denate

            Length x width:  34 x 30 cm.

            Sinus: Open

            Lobes: Pointed tips

            Color, top: 146B base splashed with 186A

            Color, underside: 146D with 96A blotches

            Petiole (leaf stem) color: 144A

            Petiole pubescent? No

            Viviparous? No

            Spread of plant (diameter): 150 cm.


What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?


Unusual characteristics or comments:

Sepal tips are hooded. Third day flowers open out flat. Pad color changes with age.






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