2012 NWC – Thank You

2012 New Waterlily Competition

The 2012 IWGS New Waterlily Competition was a success due to all of the talented hybridizers, generous sponsors, and knowledgeable judges listed below, as well as Denver Botanic Gardens, which hosted the competition.  The IWGS would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s event.

Hybridizers/Entries

~Hardy~

Hybridized by Mike Giles

‘Wedding Dress’
Mike Giles, USA                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Hybridized by Tony Moore

‘Snowflake’                                                                                                                      

Tony Moore, USA

                                                                                                                                                                                              

‘Manee Red’

Pairat Songpanich, Thailand

 

Hybridized by Tony Moore

‘Pink Pom Pom’

Tony Moore, USA

 

Hybridized by Pairat Songpanich

‘Manee Siam’

Pairat Songpanich, Thailand

 

Hybridized by Mike Giles

‘Pink Nova’
Mike Giles, USA

 

Hybridized by Mike Giles

‘Golden Goblet’
Mike Giles, USA

 

Hybridized by Tony Moore

‘Razzberry’
Tony Moore, USA

 

~Tropical~

Hybridized by Lonestar Aquatic Nursery

‘Sand Pearl’
Lonestar Aquatic Nursery, USA

 

Hybridized by Florida Aquatic Nurseries

‘Tropic Punch’
Florida Aquatic Nurseries, USA

 

Hybridized by Roengshak Klinpayom

‘Paramee’
Roengshak Klinpayom, Thailand

 

Lonestar Aquatic Nursery

Unnamed
Lonestar Aquatic Nursery, USA

 

Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatum

‘Nangkwag Muang Prai’

Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman, Thailand

 

Hybridized by Nopchai Chansilpa

‘Tawan-ok’

Nopchai Chansilpa, Thailand

 

Lonestar Aquatic Nursery

Unnamed

Lonestar Aquatic Nursery, USA

 

Somphong Dechchot

‘Petch Racha’

Somphong Dechchot, Thailand

 

~Intersubgeneric~

Hybridized by Mike Giles

‘Kiss the Sky’

Mikes Giles, USA

 

Hybridized by Pairat Songpanich

‘Siam Marble’

Pairat Songpanich, Thailand

 

Hybridized by Florida Aquatic Nurseries

‘Florida Aquatic Nurseries’ Deep Purple’

Florida Aquatic Nurseries, USA

 

Hybridized by Mike Giles

Unnamed

Mike Giles, USA

 

Hybridized by Mike Giles

Unnamed

Mike Giles, USA

 

Hybridized by Florida Aquatic Nurseries

Unnamed

Florida Aquatic Nurseries, USA

 

Sponsors

Plantabbs – provided aquatic plant fertilizer for the grow out of the competition entries.
http://www.plantabbsproducts.com

STM-Botanica Inc. – provided planting containers for the grow out of all entries.

 

Judges

James Allison – Aquapic Solutions 
Craig Presnell – Luster Aquatic Nurseries
Tim Jennings – Longwood Gardens
Jim Purcell – Oregon Aquatics
Kelly Billing – Maryland Aquatic Nurseries
Stu Schuck – Charleston Aquatic Nurseries                                                                                              Deb Spencer – Water's Edge
Dave Brigante – Hughes Water Gardens
Danny Benjamin – Hazorea Aquatics.

 

Host Garden/Growers

Ken Burkert

2012 Competition pond

 

Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, Colorado – botanicgardens.org

Horticulturist/Grower – Tamara Kilbane     

Colorado Water Garden Society volunteers – coloradowatergardensociety.org