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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name:

Nymphaea ‘Pink Flamingo’


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

4) Originator: J. Craig Presnell                          5) Year of origin: 2005

6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
 Zolfo Springs, FL USA


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.):





Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: Unknown

             Pollen (paternal) parent: Unknown


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Stellate

Diameter:  15 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: Nearly black with cinnamon streaks

            Sepal color, interior: White

            Sepal number: 4

Petal color: Full, bright pink with white base
Petal number: 66

            Stamen: Filament color: Yellow                                    

            Anther color: Pink

                        Tip color: Pink            

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Submerged portion brown, emerged portion green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant?  Yes

Height above water: 20 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Nearly round

             Margin: Denate

             Length x width: 30.5 x 29 cm.

             Sinus: Closed

             Lobes: Overlapping    

             Color, top: Maroon with green blotches

             Color, underside: Green with heavy pink and burgundy blotches

             Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green              

             Petiole pubescent? No

             Viviparous? No

             Spread of plant (diameter):       180-240 cm.


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

In flower form, N. ‘Midnight’, but it is pink and has mottled pads.


Unusual characteristics or comments:






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