2007-2008 Waterlily Competition Winners

2007-2008 IWGS New Waterlily Competition

Waterlily hybrids for the 2008 competition were grown out at The Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina.

The IWGS appreciates Sarah P. Duke Gardens for their enormous efforts for the New Waterlily Competition and especially the dedication of Tamara Kilbane and John K Wyman, who provided all photos.


2007 New Waterlily Competition Winners

Nymphaea 'Suwanna'

Nymphaea ‘Suwanna’
by Ms. Kanchana Kokhakanin (Kathy)


2007 IWGS Best New Hardy Waterlily

Nymphaea 'Miss Siam'

1st Place

Nymphaea ‘Miss Siam’
by Pairat Songpanich

Nymphaea 'John Wedgwood'

2nd Place

Nymphaea ‘John Wedgwood’
by Andreas Protopapas


2007 IWGS Best New Tropical Waterlily

Nymphaea 'Suwanna'

1st Place 

Nymphaea ‘Suwanna’
by Ms. Kanchana Kokhakanin

Nymphaea 'Pam Wilson'

2nd Place

Nymphaea ‘Pam Wilson’
by Charles Winch


People’s Choice Awards

The results of the third annual People’s Choice Awards for the New Waterlily Competition were compiled by Tamara Kilbane of Duke Gardens. Over 800 votes were tallied in this year’s public voting.


2007 IWGS Tropical Waterlily

Nymphaea 'Margaret Edwards'

1st Place 

Nymphaea ‘Margaret Edwards’
by Noelene Pullen

Nymphaea 'Southern Charm'

2nd Place

Nymphaea ‘Southern Charm’
by Florida Aquatic Nurseries


2008 New Waterlily Competition Winners

Nymphaea 'Ultra Violet'

Nymphaea ‘Ultra Violet’
by Florida Aquatic Nurseries & Florida Aquatic Nurseries


2008 IWGS New Tropical Waterlily

Nymphaea 'Ultra Violet'

1st Place Hardy Waterlily

Nymphaea ‘Ultra Violet’
by Florida Aquatic Nurseries

Nymphaea 'Virginia McLane'

2nd Place Hardy Waterlily

Nymphaea ‘Virginia McLane’
by Florida Aquatic Nurseries


2008 IWGS New Hardy Waterlily

Nymphaea 'John Wedgwood'

1st Place 

Waterlily Nymphaea ‘John Wedgwood’
by Andreas Protopapas

Nymphaea 'Cliff Tiffany'

2nd Place Tropical Day-Blooming Waterlily

Nymphaea ‘Cliff Tiffany’
by Fourth Generation Nursery