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1) Cultivar Name:   

NymphaeaRojjana Ubol


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

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

        6) Address:   Removed to protect privacy                

Nontaburi Province,  THAILAND


7) Nominant (Named by):  Mr. Viroj Hirunyupakorn, Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat,  Mrs. Primlarp Wasuwat and Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

        8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer:      Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

8) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant:     Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

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        Nymphaea ‘Maroon Beauty’


Pollen (paternal) parent       Open Pollination


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape:   Star Shape

Diameter:        18          cm.

            Sepal color, exterior:  Red & Green

            Sepal color, interior:   Deep Red

            Sepal number:  4

        Petal color:    Deep Red

Petal number:   26 – 32

            Stamen: Filament color: Deep Red                    

              Anther color:    White

                          Tip color:          Deep Red

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color:  Reddish brown

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)?   Pubescent

Fragrant?     No

Height above water       15  cm.


Leaves: Shape:     Ovate

            Margin:     Spinose Dentate

            Length x width:    30   x   28    cm.

            Sinus:        Open

            Lobes:      Open

            Color, top:  Reddish brown

            Color, underside:  Reddish brown

            Petiole (leaf stem) color:  Reddish brown

            Petiole pubescent?   Pubescent

            Viviparous?    No

            Spread of plant (diameter):    150 – 250    cm.


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

      Nymphaea ‘Maroon Beauty’

N. ‘Rojjana Ubol’ has the petals more than N. ‘Maroon Beauty’.


Unusual characteristics or comments:

Free flowering


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