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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea Diamantina


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

4) Originator: Nerissa Marshall 5) Year of origin: 1996

6) Address: Removed to protect privacy

Victoria, Australia


7) Nominant (Named by): Nerissa Marshall

8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: Nerissa Marshall

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: Nerissa Marshall

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:


Pollen (paternal) parent:


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Stellate

Diameter: 13 cm.

Sepal color, exterior: Green 144A

Sepal color, interior: Greyed blue 97A to greyed green

Sepal number: 4

Petal color: Greyed deep sky blue 97A

Petal number: 30

Stamen: Filament color: Yellow 11A

Anther color: Yellow

Tip color: Greyed blue 97A

Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Yes

Height above water: 15 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Round

Margin: Undulate

Length x width: 15 x 15 cm.

Sinus: Slightly open

Lobes: Overlapping at times

Color, top: Grass green 144A, young foliage splotched with red brown

Color, underside: Grass green 145A

Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green

Petiole pubescent? No

Viviparous? No

Spread of plant (diameter): 100 cm.


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


Unusual characteristics or comments:






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