Denomination: 'KRILOSP01'
Botanical Name: Begonia ×hiemalis
Applicant/Holder: Koppe Royalty B.V.
Putterbrink 1
3881 LK
Breeder: Lubbertus H. Koppe, Koppe Royalty B.V., Putten, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2016-01-29
Application Number: 16-8810

Variety Description


PLANT: medium to tall, broad

PETIOLE (UPPER SIDE): absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration
LEAF BLADE: medium length of midrib, medium width, upperside dark green, lower side mainly light green and partly red and green, moderately open base, moderately acute apex, shallow incisions of margin, weak undulation of margin

BRACT: medium size, green on upper side
FLOWER: double type, few to medium number of petals, medium length, narrow to medium width, one colour
OUTER PETAL: absent or very shallow incisions of margin
OUTER PETAL (UPPER SIDE): white (RHS N155C) margin, light red pink (more red than RHS 38D) middle
INNER PETAL: absent or very shallow incisions of margin, absent or very weak undulation of margin
INNER PETAL (UPPER SIDE): red pink (RHS 48D) margin, light blue pink (RHS 55D) middle
INNER PETAL (LOWER SIDE): light blue pink (RHS 62D) margin darkening on outer part of margin, light blue pink (lighter than RHS 62D) in middle

Origin & Breeding History: 'KRILOSP01' was discovered and developed by the breeder, Lubbertus H. Koppe, in Ermelo, The Netherlands. It originated as part of a planned breeding program, as a spontaneous mutation of the variety 'Dark Netja' in April, 2011 in Ermelo, The Netherlands. 'KRILOSP01' was selected based on flower colour and was commercialized in October 2013. Asexual reproduction was first conducted by cuttings in April 2012 in Ermelo, The Netherlands.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'KRILOSP01' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 20132847, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office in Angers, France. The trial was conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2014. The colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Begonia: 'KRILOSP01'

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Begonia: 'KRILOSP01'

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