Andreas Protopapas

Andreas Protopapas

The first time we heard about Andreas Protopapas and his hybrids was in London in 2010. We were visiting Kew … Vervolgd

Noriyuki Kato

Nymphaea Miroku

It took us almost 5 years to finish this article.  No, we were not busy writing for the past 5 years… But, … Vervolgd

Zijun Li

Zijun Li

We saw pictures of his hybrids circulating on the internet and became very intrested in the story of this Chinese … Vervolgd

Florian Henaux

Nymphaea Reine du bal

France’s hidden wonderboy When we visited Latour-Marliac Nurseries, back in 2013, we had an interesting and pleasant talk with the … Vervolgd


We were very curious where the name Cliff Tiffany for this beautiful waterlily came from. The easiest way to find … Vervolgd

A sneaky one

Sneaky Cat

If we can ask the hybridizer himself, then we prefer to ask him directly.  It is nice to search on … Vervolgd

Visiting Pol Detienne

Pol Detienne

Pol Detienne, Tarcienne, Belgium, Europe Yes, we do have our own hybridizer, here in Belgium! His name is Pol Detienne … Vervolgd

Mike Giles

Mike Giles collecting seedlings

As long as there is a creek in the backyard…the story of Mike Giles Well, this is the story about … Vervolgd

Dieter Bechthold

Dieter Bechthold

The striped waterlily. If you know the waterlily-world a little bit, you probably heard about the name Dieter Bechthold.  He … Vervolgd

Michael Duff

Red Daniel 1998 by Michael Duff

We love to give more information about the hybridizers beyond the cultivars, we believe that knowing the hybridizer also gives … Vervolgd