Kit Knotts is the hybridizer. The cultivar was named for legendary hybridizer Bill Frase with his permission.
Perry D. Slocum's photo was taken in the Knotts garden.
Provenance provides the history of and chain of ownership of plants pictured on this web site. Each image in the cultivar and species galleries has been researched to the best of our ability for accuracy. Print references for waterlilies can be found in the Bibliography of Names. Images have also been reviewed by acknowledged experts. When possible we provide this provenance, from the hybridizer, back to the hybridizer or, for older cultivars, back to an expert source.