Denomination: 'USCALI413-11'
Trade name: Superbells Tangerine Punch
Botanical Name: Calibrachoa
Applicant/Holder: Plant 21 LLC
32149 Aquaduct Road
Bonsall, California
United States of America
Breeder: Ushio Sakazaki, Shiga, Japan
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2007-02-23
Application Number: 07-5768
Grant of Rights Date: 2009-09-23
Certificate Number: 3635
Date rights surrendered: 2013-11-27

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'KLECA06120' (MiniFamous Compact Yellow Red Eye)

Summary: The leaves of 'USCALI413-11' are wider than those of 'KLECA06120'. 'USCALI413-11' has larger flowers than 'KLECA06120'. The upper side of the corolla of 'USCALI413-11' is more orange than that of 'KLECA06120'. 'USCALI413-11' has a large eye marking on the upper side of the corolla while 'KLECA6120' has a medium sized eye. The lower side of the corolla lobe of 'USCALI413-11' is light yellow orange while that of 'KLECA06120' is light yellow to green yellow. 'USCALI413-11' has rounded apex of the corolla lobes while 'KLECA06120' has truncate apex.


PLANT: upright growth habit, medium to tall, medium width

LEAF BLADE: medium length, elliptic and obovate, narrow acute and broad acute apex, no variegation, medium green on upper side, no blistering
PETIOLE: very short to short

SEPAL: medium length, narrow, rhombic, anthocyanin colouration present
FLOWER: single, medium to large diameter, salverform, short to medium length pedicel
COROLLA: weak degree of lobing, two coloured on upper side
COROLLA LOBE: yellow orange to orange (RHS 23 B-24B) with large red (RHS 44A) eye marking at transition to corolla tube on upper side, red veins, medium to strong conspicuousness of veins on upper side, light yellow orange (RHS 18B) on lower side, rounded apex
COROLLA TUBE: medium length, yellow (RHS 9A) on inner side, strong conspicuousness of veins on inner side
ANTHER: yellowish white before pollen dehiscence

Origin & Breeding History: 'USCALI413-11' originated from a controlled cross between the female parent 'CJ04-23' and the male parent 'CJ04-22' conducted on April 17, 2004 by the breeder Ushio Sakazaki, in Shiga, Japan . The new variety was selected as a single plant from the resultant progeny on May 24, 2005 in Gensingen, Germany. Selection was based on plant growth habit, time of flowering, flower colour, flower size and summer performance. 'USCALI413-11' was first propagated by vegetative cuttings on May 25, 2005, in Gensingen, Germany.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'USCALI413-11' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2008 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference varieties. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and tranpslanted into 30 cm hanging baskets on May 23, 2008. Each basket contained 4 cuttings with a total of 5 baskets per variety. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on July 22, 2008. All colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'USCALI413-11' with reference variety 'KLECA06120'

Leaf width (cm)

  'USCALI413-11' 'KLECA06120'
mean 1.2 0.9
std. deviation 0.15 0.12

Flower diameter (cm)

  'USCALI413-11' 'KLECA06120'
mean 3.4 3.0
std. deviation 0.12 0.23

Main colour of corolla (RHS)

  'USCALI413-11' 'KLECA06120'
upper side 23B-24B 15C
lower side 18B 3D-14D

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Calibrachoa: 'USCALI413-11' (left) with reference variety 'KLECA06120' (right)

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Calibrachoa: 'USCALI413-11' (left) with reference variety 'KLECA06120' (right)

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