WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
Nymphaea ‘Day Glow’
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Daybloomer
4) Originator: J. Craig Presnell 5) Year of origin: 2001
Address: Removed to protect privacy
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.):
Luster Aquatic Nursery Price List 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.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup
Diameter: 15 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Light green with cinnamon speckles
Sepal color, interior: Base white, upper third pink
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: Bright pink, yellow at base
Petal number: 36-38
Stamen: Filament color: Yellow
Anther color: Yellow
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 15 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Oval
Length x width: 36 x 28 cm.
Sinus: Closed, sometimes overlaps
Color, top: Coppery speckled with burgundy
Color, underside: Green with pink speckles
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 120-180 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Peach Blow’. Not viviparous, yellow at petal base more pronounced. Pads speckled with burgundy
Unusual characteristics or comments: Bright green spot in the center of each pad where the petiole attaches.
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