WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Daybloomer
4) Originator: J. Craig Presnell 5) Year of origin: 2004
Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): J. Craig Presnell
8) Address (if different from above):
9) Introducer: J. Craig Presnell
10) Address (if different from above):
11) Applicant: J. Craig Presnell
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.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown
Please give following dimensions in centimeters
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Stellate
Diameter: 25 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Green with black streaks
Sepal color, interior: White
Sepal number: 4
color: Bright full pink
Petal number: 28-30
Stamen: Filament color: Deep pink
Anther color: Deep pink
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Brown
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? Pubescence on submerged portion
Height above water: 30 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Oval
Length x width: 56 x 51 cm.
Lobes: Overlapping, pointed
Color, top: Green heavily mottled with maroon
Color, underside: Green with obvious veins and some pink and blue splotches
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Brown
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 340 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Evelyn Randig’, but the pads are oval, not round, and more heavily colored with maroon.
Unusual characteristics or comments:
Pads are textured and give the appearance of being quilted.