Denomination: 'Innbellpea'
Botanical Name: Begonia ×tuberhybrida
Applicant/Holder: InnovaPlant Zierpflanzen GmbH & Co. KG
Postfach 113
Breeder: Silvia Hofmann, InnovaPlant Zierpflanzen GmbH & Co. KG, Gensingen, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2008-02-21
Application Number: 08-6177
Date Withdrawn: 2011-05-03

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Elserta'

Summary: The leaf blades of 'Innbellpea' have a long apical part while those of 'Elserta' have a medium length apical part. 'Innbellpea' has variegation on the lower side of the leaf blade while 'Elserta' has none. The leaf blades of 'Innbellpea' are reddish green on the lower side while those of 'Elserta' are medium green. 'Innbellpea' has a brownish red peduncle while 'Elserta' has a green peduncle. The upper side of the tepals of 'Innbellpea' are light red pink while those of 'Elserta' are red.


PLANT: tall, broad, loose density, medium number of basal shoots
STEM: long internodes, medium thickness, brownish, pendulous attitude, very weak to weak pubescence

LEAF BLADE: long apical part, short basal part, narrow left part, medium width right part, no variegation on upper side, medium green on upper side, glossiness present on upper side, variegated lower side, reddish green lower side, weak pubescence on lower side, no overlapping of lobes, small angle of apex, biserrate margin incisions, shallow margin incisions, no anthocyanin colouration on margin
PETIOLE: medium length, medium thickness, light brown, weak pubescence

BRACT: small, flat in cross section, pointed green apex
INFLORESCENCE: pendulous attitude, positioned partly below foliage
PEDUNCLE: brownish red, weak pubescence
FLOWER: double, large
TEPAL: one colour on upper side, light pink red (RHS 36C) on upper and lower side, acute apex, no incisions, no undulation

Origin & Breeding History: 'Innbellpea' originated from a cross conducted in January 2005 in Gensingen, Germany, between the female parent, a proprietary seedling designated B 04 3-56, and the male parent, a proprietary seedling designated B 04-3-91. 'Innbellpea' was selected from the resultant seedlings in September 2005 based on flower colour, growth habit and flowering characteristics.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Innbellpea' is based on the UPOV Report of Technical Examination, application number 2007/2737, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by ILVO-Eenheid Plant in Merelbeke, Belgium in 2008. Colour determinations were made using the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison table for 'Innbellpea' with reference variety 'Elserta'

Main colour of tepal (RHS)

  'Innbellpea' 'Elserta'
upper side 36C 33A

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Begonia: 'Innbellpea'

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