Dr. Barre Hellquist is an acknowledged expert on the identification of waterlilies.
Andre Leu is an acknowledged expert on the identification of waterlilies in the subgenus Anecphya.
Kit Knotts photos: Blue form received from Rich Sacher, American Aquatic Gardens, 1996 to present. Pink form, gigantea 'Neorosea', received from Walter Pagels in 1998.
Perry Slocum is an acknowledged expert on the identification of waterlilies.
Rich Sacher photos: Received seeds from Andre Leu, who collected them in their habitat.
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.