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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea ‘Hot Pink’


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

4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.            5) Year of origin: 2009

            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?   No


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: N. ‘Miami Rose’


            Pollen (paternal) parent: Unnamed #5406


Please give following dimensions in centimeters.


Description Flower: Shape: Stellate

Diameter: 15 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: Olive green base covered with maroon flecks

            Sepal color, interior: Fan 2 74B

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: Fan 2 74C

Petal number: 35

            Stamen: Filament color: Fan 1 14B               

            Anther color: Fan 2 80B                    

            Tip color:

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Fan 3 152A

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Yes

Height above water: 30 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Ovate

            Margin: Dentate

            Length x width:  27 x 26 cm.

                        Sinus: Overlapping

                        Lobes: Pointed

            Color, top: Fan 4 187C with Fan 3 184 A splashes

            Color, underside: Maroon covered with darker and lighter flecks

            Petiole (leaf stem) color: Fan 3 152A

                        Petiole pubescent? No

                        Viviparous? No

                        Spread of plant (diameter): 180-240 cm.


What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ? N. ‘Miami Rose’. Flower color is similar.

Flower petals are wider and rounded creating a fuller flower. Pads have large areas of mottling, but only green and maroon.


Unusual characteristics or comments: Bright neon pink flower with 50 or more petals. Dark mottled pads. 2009 Second Best New Tropical Waterlily.






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