Denomination: 'KLECA07146'
Trade name: MiniFamous Coral Pink
Botanical Name: Calibrachoa
Applicant/Holder: Klemm, Nils
Hanfäcker 10
Breeder: Nils Klemm, Stuttgart, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2007-04-05
Application Number: 07-5841
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-08-27
Certificate Number: 3926
Date rights surrendered: 2013-08-02

Variety Description

Varieties used for comparison: 'Sunbelkupichi' (Million Bells Peaches 'n Cream) and 'Cal Peachy' (Callie Peach)

Summary: 'KLECA07146' has a taller plant than both reference varieties and a wider plant than 'Sunbelkupichi'. 'KLECA07146' has a longer leaf blade than 'Sunbelkupichi'. 'KLECA07146' differs from the reference varieties in the colour of the upper and lower side of the corolla. 'KLECA07146' has very weak to weak conspicuousness of the veins on the inner side of the corolla tube while 'Sunbelkupichi' has medium conspicuosness of the veins and 'Cal Peachy' has weak conspicuousness.


PLANT: upright to trailing growth habit

LEAF BLADE: elliptic shape, narrow to broad acute apex, no variegation, medium green on upper side, no blistering

SEPAL: linear, no anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: single, salverform
COROLLA: weak degree of lobing, two colours on upper side
COROLLA LOBE: upper side purple red (RHS N57C) when newly opened, light blue pink (RHS 55C-D) with light red pink (RHS 49B) towards base when fully opened, secondary colour purple red (RHS N57A) with yellow (RHS 12A) lip at transition to corolla tube, medium conspicuousness of veins on upper side, lower side blue pink (RHS 63D) with blue pink (RHS 63B) secondary veins, truncate apex
COROLLA TUBE: inner side yellow (RHS 12A) with very weak to weak conspicuousness of veins

Origin & Breeding History: 'KLECA07146' originated from an open pollination that occurred during the summer of 2004 in Stuttgart, Germany. The female parent was the propriety seedling designated as U 100 and the male parent was unknown. In May 2005, 19 seedlings were selected in Stuttgart, one of which would be designated as 'KLECA07146'. Selection criteria included growth habit and flower colour. The new variety was evaluated in greenhouse trials and assessed for growth habit, branching habit and flowering time. Outdoor performance trials were conducted to assess powdery mildew resistance, rain resistance, continuous flowering and outdoor performance characteristics.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'KLECA07146' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2009 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 20 plants each of the candidate and reference varieties. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 30 cm hanging baskets on May 21, 2009. 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 8, 2009. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'KLECA07146' with reference varieties 'Sunbelkupichi' and 'Cal Peachy'

Plant height (cm)

  'KLECA07146' 'Sunbelkupichi' 'Cal Peachy'
mean 20.0 13.1 14.0
std. deviation 2.12 1.47 0.94

Plant width (cm)

  'KLECA07146' 'Sunbelkupichi' 'Cal Peachy'
mean 58.7 50.3 58.9
std. deviation 3.83 3.42 2.56

Leaf blade length (cm)

  'KLECA07146' 'Sunbelkupichi' 'Cal Peachy'
mean 4.3 3.0 4.3
std. deviation 0.23 0.21 0.29

Colour of corolla (RHS)

  'KLECA07146' 'Sunbelkupichi' 'Cal Peachy'
upper side - main 55C-D, 49B at base 27C, 19B-C at veins and eye 18A with 32D
upper side - secondary N57A (redder than) with 12A lip 47B-C with 45B at base 45B
lower side 63D with 63B at veins 19D with N66C at veins 36A with tones of 27A

Colour of corolla tube (RHS)

  'KLECA07146' 'Sunbelkupichi' 'Cal Peachy'
inner side 12A 9B 12A

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Calibrachoa: 'KLECA07146' (left) with reference varieties 'Sunbelkupichi' (centre) and 'Cal Peachy' (right)

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Calibrachoa: 'KLECA07146' (left) with reference varieties 'Sunbelkupichi' (centre) and 'Cal Peachy' (right)

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