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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):

Nymphaea ‘Virginia McLane’


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

4) Originator: Florida Aquatic Nurseries, Inc.    5) Year of origin: 2007

            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?   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: Unnamed hybrid FAN 3206


Pollen (paternal) parent: Unnamed hybrid FAN 5406


Please give following dimensions in centimeters.


Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Cup

Diameter: 20 cm.

            Sepal color, exterior: Green

            Sepal color, interior: Red

            Sepal number: 4

            Petal color: Red

Petal number: 48+

            Stamen: Filament color: Gold    

            Anther color: Yellow            

            Tip color: Red

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Tan

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No

Fragrant? Yes

Height above water: 30 cm.


Leaves: Shape: Oval

            Margin: Denate

            Length x width:  36 x 30 cm.

            Sinus: Overlapping

            Lobes: Pointed

            Color, top: Maroon with green splashes

            Color, underside: Tan with reddish blush

            Petiole (leaf stem) color: Tan

            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?


Unusual characteristics or comments: 1. Has unique mottling on the surface of the pad. 2. Flower full with 48 petals. 3. Flower color is deep burgundy red.





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