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WGI International Registry of

Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea ‘Ice Beauty’


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

4) Originator: Chien Tzo Ching                      5) Year of origin: 2008

            6) Address: Removed to protect privacy



7) Nominant (Named by): Chien Tzo Ching

            8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: Chien Tzo Ching

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: Chien Tzo Ching

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: N. ‘Ellisiana


Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup-star

Diameter:  8-12 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: Green

            Sepal color, interior: Pink white

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: Pink white

Petal number: 38-52

            Stamen: Yellow

                     Anther color: Yellow

                     Tip color: Yellow          

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? Hairy

Fragrant? Yes

Height above water: 0-5 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Oval

            Margin: Undulate

            Length x width:  16 x 14 cm.

              Sinus: Open

              Lobes: Pointed         

            Color, top: Green

            Color, underside: Brown

            Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green

              Petiole pubescent? Hairy

              Viviparous? No

              Spread of plant (diameter): Medium


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

Similar to NymphaeaRattana Ubol’ but it has more petals.


Unusual characteristics or comments: It has so many petals and the color is wonderful.






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