New Hybrid Water lily “Queen Sirikit”

New Hardy water lily "Queen Sirikit"

A Thai horticultural researcher Mr.Pairat Songpanit, an academic in the Department of Agriculture has developed a purple-hued water lily named after Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.

The new hybrid water lily has petals which are coloured purple at their tips while the base is white. The sepals are in hues of white mixed with green. This cross-pollinated water lily can breed naturally.

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House Agriculture Magazine  Available from : http://www.kehakaset.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=844:master&catid=38  (Monday 2th, July)

 

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