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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name:

NymphaeaMiss Siam



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

4) Originator            Mr. Pairat  Songpanich                  5)  Year of origin:  2 July 2003

6) Address:   Removed to protect privacy

Nontaburi Province, THAILAND


7) Nominant (Named by):  Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

        8) Address (if different from above) 



9) Introducer:      Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

10) Address (if different from above)


11) Applicant:     Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

12) Address (if different from above)  The same as 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?



19) If yes to any of the above, please give details: 


20) Has a Standard been deposited in a recognized herbarium?  



21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):





Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent        NymphaeaMayla


Pollen (paternal) parent       Nymphaea ‘Perry’s Fire Opal’


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape:   Cup shape

Diameter:        12-13    cm.

            Sepal color, exterior:  Green with brown

            Sepal color, interior:   Pink

            Sepal number:  4

        Petal color:    Pink

Petal number:   44-51

            Stamen: Filament color: Orange            

              Anther color:    Yellow

                          Tip color:         Yellow


            Pedicel (flower stalk) color:  Green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)?   Pubescent

Fragrant?     Yes

Height above water       0   cm.


Leaves: Shape:     Ovate

            Margin:     Entire

            Length x width:    18   x   19    cm.

            Sinus:        Open

            Lobes:       Open

            Color, top:  Green

            Color, underside:  Reddish Purple

            Petiole (leaf stem) color:  Green

            Petiole pubescent?   Pubescent

            Viviparous?    No

            Spread of plant (diameter):    100 – 120    cm.


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

Similar to N. ‘Supranee Pink’ but it differs in the lobes. Lobes of N. ‘Miss Siam’ are open but lobes of N. Supranee Pink’ are closed.


Unusual characteristics or comments:

Free flowering. 2007 IWGS Best New Hardy Waterlily.






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