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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name:



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

4) Originator: Pol Detienne                                5) Year of origin: 1987

6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
 Tarcienne, Belgium


7) Nominant (Named by): Pol Detienne

            8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer:

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant:

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. ‘Marliacea Rosea’


Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cuplike

Diameter:  15 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior:  Dark olive green

            Sepal color, interior: Light rose

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: Pale pink, lighter toward tips

Petal number: 21-23

            Stamen: Filament color: Yellow                                    

            Anther color: Yellow

                        Tip color: Yellow        

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Olive green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)?

Fragrant?  No

Height above water: 0 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Round

             Margin: Smooth

             Length x width: 21 x 21 cm.

             Sinus: Wide open

             Lobes: Pointed           

             Color, top: Olive green, new leaves bronzy-purple

             Color, underside:

             Petiole (leaf stem) color: Olive green

             Petiole pubescent?

             Viviparous? No

             Spread of plant (diameter): Medium


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

N. ‘Marliacea Rosea’ but better.


Unusual characteristics or comments:  Blooms from late May to October. Healthy leaves contrast with other waterlilies. Not invasive plant for small or medium pool.







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