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2016 IWGS New Waterlily Competition

Longwood Gardens 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The International Waterlily & Water Gardening Society in conjunction with Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 IWGS New Waterlily Competition. 

15  waterlily entries from 4 different countries were grown at Longwood Gardens for the 2016 competition. Thank you to Paul B. Redman, Executive Director, Tim Jennings, Senior Gardener, and the staff of Longwood Gardens for their support as host of the 2016 New Waterlily Competition. Longwood Gardens is known not only for its grandeur as a great garden, but also for its rich history in research and breeding waterlilies and hundreds of other plants.

A international panel of judges with a diverse knowledge of Nymphaea was selected to participate in the online judging to evaluate this years competitions entries.  The IWGS extends our gratittude for their effort to help make this years contest a success. 
 

  • Farley See (Canada)
  • Gianluca Bonomo (Italy)
  • James Allison (UK)
  • John Loggins (USA)
  • Miguel Castillo (Venezuela)
  • Chris Song (South Korea)
  • Rich Sacher (USA)
  • Mark Wilson (UK)
  • Ian MacGregor (Australia)
  • Nopchai Chansilpa (Thailand)
  • Severine Lyssens-Danneboom (Belgium)
  • Rolf Nelson (USA)

 

All contest images were courtesy of Gregory Schival, Longwood Gardens

 

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h1-'Stomboli'  Florian Henaux h1-'Stomboli' Florian Henaux h1-'Stomboli'  Florian Henaux h1-'Stomboli' Florian Henaux h1-Stomboli'  Florian Henaux h1-Stomboli' Florian Henaux h2-'Reine du bal'  Florian Henaux h2-'Reine du bal' Florian Henaux h2-'Reine du bal'  Florian Henaux h2-'Reine du bal' Florian Henaux h2-'Reine du bal'  Florian Henaux h2-'Reine du bal' Florian Henaux h3-'Demoiselle' Florian Henaux h3-'Demoiselle' Florian Henaux h3-'Demoiselle' Florian Henaux h3-'Demoiselle' Florian Henaux h3-'Demoiselle' Florian Henaux h3-'Demoiselle' Florian Henaux h5-'Siam Rose'  Pairat Songpanich h5-'Siam Rose' Pairat Songpanich h5-'Siam Rose'  Pairat Songpanich h5-'Siam Rose' Pairat Songpanich h5-'Siam Rose'  Pairat Songpanich h5-'Siam Rose' Pairat Songpanich

 

 

 

2016 New Waterlily Competition Winners

 

1st Place Hardy  Nymphaea 'Reine du bal' by Florian Henaux

 

 

2nd Place Hardy  Nymphaea 'Demoiselle' by Florian Henaux

 

 

1st Place Tropical  Nymphaea 'Virginia McLane' by Florida Aquatic Nurseries 

 

2nd Place Tropical  Nymphaea 'Galaxy ' by Ao Weerreda

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Place Intersubgeneric Hybrid - Nymphaea 'Detective Erika' by Zijun-Li

 

2nd Place Intersubgeneric Hybrid Nymphaea 'Madinina' by Florian Henuax

 

 

Best New Waterlily 2016

 

Nymphaea 'Detective Erika' by Zijun-Li

                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Best New Waterlily 

Nymphaea 'Virgina McLane' by Florida Aquatic Nurseries