Green Magic


Denomination: 'Green Magic'
Botanical Name: Bouvardia
Applicant/Holder: Bouvardiakwekerij de Jong vof
Floraweg 67-2371
Breeder: John M.F. de Jong, Bouvardiakwekerij de Jong vof, Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Variety Rights Management
475 County Road 18
R.R. #2
Oxford Station, Ontario
K0G 1T0
Tel: 613-258-9015
Application Date: 2008-08-14
Application Number: 08-6426
Grant of Rights Date: 2011-05-20
Certificate Number: 4067
Date rights revoked: 2012-09-26

Variety Description


PLANT: tall
STEM: obtuse to quadrangular in cross section at middle third, light green on upper part, light brown on lower part, medium length internode at middle third of stem, weak ramification

LEAF BLADE: medium to long, medium width, medium rigidity, ovate, medium intensity of green colour on upper side, sharp acute apex, obtuse base, straight in cross section, medium to strong blistering
PETIOLE: very short to short

INFLORESCENCE: medium to long, large to very large maximum diameter, medium to large minimum diameter, very many flowers, dense
FLOWER: medium to large sepal, single, mid to late flowering
COROLLA: very small diameter
COROLLA TUBE: large diameter at base of corolla lobes, small to medium diameter in middle part, short, purple red (RHS 58B) on outer side
COROLLA LOBE: long to very long outer lobes, broad to very broad outer lobes, more than one colour on upper side, dark green (RHS 141C) on upper side, light blue pink (RHS 73C) along margin on upper side, no shading, medium rigidity of outer lobes, acuminate apex, convex in cross section
ANTHER: no petaloidy, white before anthesis
STYLE: no petaloidy, short to medium length

Origin & Breeding History: 'Green Magic' originated from a controlled cross pollination of the proprietary seedlings '01.031.19' as the female parent and '01.108.15' as the male parent conducted in September 2003 in Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands. A single seedling was selected in November 2005 based on improved floral and vegetative characteristics.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Green Magic' is based on the UPOV Report of Technical Examination, application number BUV105, purchased from Naktuinbouw, Wageningen, The Netherlands. The trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Wageningen, The Netherlands in 2008. Colour determinations were made using the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Green Magic
Bouvardia: 'Green Magic'

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