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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

NymphaeaRed Flag


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

4) Originator: Huang GuoZhen                      5) Year of origin: 2009

            6) Address: Removed to protect privacy

                        QingDao City, China


7) Nominant (Named by): Huang GuoZhen

            8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: The Chinese Water Lily World

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: Huang Guozhen

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?   No


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: Blue seedling of N. capensis


Pollen (paternal) parent: N. ‘Nangkwaug Deng’ (8 sepals, red color)


Please give following dimensions in centimeters.


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup, then stellate

Diameter: 19-20 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: Yellow-green group 146 A

            Sepal color, interior: Red-purple group 71 B

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: Red-purple group 74 B         

Petal number: 43

            Stamen: Filament color: Yellow group 3 A   

            Anther color: Exterior red-purple group 72 B, interior yellow/light purple

            Tip color: Purple-violet group 80 B

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Green-brown

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Yes, rich

Height above water: 35 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Oval

            Margin: Dentate

            Length x width:  38 x 36 cm.

            Sinus: Closed

            Lobes: Pointed

 Color, top: Yellow-green group 146 B

            Color, underside: Purple

            Petiole color: Green-brown

            Petiole pubescent? No

            Viviparous? No

            Spread of plant (diameter): 200-230 cm.


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

Unusual characteristics or comments:





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