WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
Nymphaea ‘Kit’s Golden Cup’
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Charles Winch 5) Year of origin: 1998
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7) Nominant (Named by): Charles Winch
8) Address (if different from above):
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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.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: Unknown
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup, stellate
Diameter: 15-18 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Green
Sepal color, interior: Autumn
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: Autumn
Petal number: 30
Anther color: Autumn
Tip color: Autumn
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bronze green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 18 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Ovate
Length x width: 36 x 33 cm.
Color, top: Green
Color, underside: Green speckled with red
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bronze
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 200 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Afterglow’ but the petals are wider and have more yellow towards the centre. Somewhat lighter overall than ‘Afterglow’.
Unusual characteristics or comments: Large flower with substance.