Nymphaea ‘Kew’s Stowaway Blues’ has very bright blue flowers that are very eye-catching.
This hybrid water lily was accidentally created from Nymphaea powlathanga barre hellquist and Nymphaea carpentariae Andre Leu. A species sample was sent by Andre Leu from Australia to Kew Gardens’ Carlos Magdalena. Upon growing from the tuber it was discovered the species was not what was intended to be sent.
Nymphaea ‘Kew’s Stowaway Blues’ is a tropical day bloomer with an origin date of 2008 and the flowers are starry cup shape.
Also read about Water Lily or Nymphaea.