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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name:

Nymphaea Creamsicle

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

4) Originator: J. Craig Presnell 5) Year of origin: 2008

6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
Zolfo Springs, FL USA


7) Nominant (Named by): J. Craig Presnell

8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: J. Craig Presnell

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: J. Craig Presnell

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.):


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


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Stellate, then flat

Diameter: 15 cm.

Sepal color, exterior: Green

Sepal color, interior: Pink

Sepal number: 4

Petal color: Pink with yellow overtones giving a soft orange cast

Petal number: 34

Stamen: Filament color: Yellow

Anther color: Pink

Tip color: Pink

Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Rosy pink

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Slightly

Height above water: 20 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Round

Margin: Slightly denate

Length x width: 20 x 20 cm.

Sinus: Open

Lobes: Round

Color, top: Green

Color, underside: Green with light purple shading

Petiole (leaf stem) color: Rosy pink

Petiole pubescent? No

Viviparous? No

Spread of plant (diameter): 200 cm.


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

Most closely resembles N. 'Golden Fascinator' but has double the petal count


Unusual characteristics or comments: Wide soft petals that are slightly crinkled and unusual orangey/peach color 





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