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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea ‘Tropic Sunset’


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

4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.            5) Year of origin: 2009

            6) Address: Removed to protect privacy

                        Florida, USA


7) Nominant (Named by): Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.

            8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.

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?   Yes


17) If yes to 16, give details of the earliest publication (title, date, publisher, etc.):  IWGS Journal Volume 24 #3


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: Unnamed #3206


            Pollen (paternal) parent: N. ‘Carla’s Sonshine


Please give following dimensions in centimeters.


Description Flower: Shape: Stellate

Diameter: 15 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: Fan 3 152A

            Sepal color, interior: Fan 2 63C

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: Fan 1 13C at base of petals intensifying to Fan 2 63B at the tips

Petal number: 35

            Stamen: Filament color: Fan 1 25C               

            Anther color: Fan 1 37B                    

            Tip color:

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Fan 3 152B

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Yes

Height above water: 30 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Sagittate

            Margin: Dentate

            Length x width:  30 x 19 cm.

                        Sinus: Overlapping

                        Lobes: Pointed

            Color, top: Fan 4 166 A with Fan 3 146 A splashes

            Color, underside: Fan 3 146 C with maroon blushing

            Petiole (leaf stem) color: Fan 3 152B

                        Petiole pubescent? No

                        Viviparous? Yes

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


What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ? N. ‘Albert Greenberg’. Flower color is similar.

Pads are maroon with lighter splashes. Lily is viviparous.


Unusual characteristics or comments: Autumn colored flowers with 35 + petals. Mottled pads mostly maroon with lighter splashes. Viviparous.






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