WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name:
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
4) Originator: Charles Winch 5) Year of origin: 1994
Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): Charles Winch
8) Address (if different from above):
10) Address (if different from above):
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.):
The Names of Waterlilies 2002 Knotts
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: Stellate
Diameter: 10 cm.
Sepal color, interior: Deep silvery blue purple
Sepal number: 4
Petal color: Deep silvery blue purple
Petal number: 42, plus many extra stamens
Stamen: Filament color: Dark yellow
Anther color: Light yellow
Tip color: Blue purple
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Bronze green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Height above water: 18 cm.
Leaves: Shape: Ovate
Sinus: Wide open
Color, top: Green with purple variegation
Color, underside: Green speckled with dark purple
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Bronze
Petiole pubescent? Yes
Spread of plant (diameter): 140 cm.
What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?
N. ‘Blue Aster’. It has a much smaller habit. Pads have unusual wide open sinuses.
Unusual characteristics or comments:
Small plant with spade shaped leaves and purple flowers with many petals.
Additional Images of N. ‘Regal’