PKMH03

Campanula

Denomination: 'PKMH03'
Previously Proposed Denomination: '910022273'
Trade name: White Fairy
Botanical Name: Campanula ×haylodgensis
Applicant/Holder: Gartneriet PKM A/S
Slettensvej 207-215
DK-5270
Odense N
Denmark
Breeder: Gartneriet PKM A/S, Odense N, Denmark
Agent in Canada: Variety Rights Management
475 County Road 18
R.R. #2
Oxford Station, Ontario
K0G 1T0
Canada
Tel: 613-258-9015
Application Date: 2003-12-10
Application Number: 03-3922
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-02-04
Certificate Number: 3133
Date rights surrendered: 2010-03-30

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Marion Fisher'

Summary: 'PKMH03' has a larger plant than 'Marion Fisher'. The leaf of 'PKMH03' is slightly smaller than 'Marion Fisher'. 'PKMH03' has a single flower type while 'Marion Fisher' is a double type. The corolla diameter of 'PKMH03' is slightly wider than 'Marion Fisher'.

Description:

PLANT: vegetatively propagated perennial, horizontal to arching growth habit

STEM: medium green, absent or very sparse pubescence

LEAF: arranged in a rosette at the base and alternate along the stem, simple type, ovate shape, acute apex, cuneate base, dentate margin, medium green, no variegation, petiole present

INFLORESCENCE: almost continuous flowering in mid season for a medium amount of time, peduncle present, raceme type located terminally, drooping attitude
FLOWER: single type, upright to pendulous attitude
SEPAL: acute apex, absent or very sparse pubescence
COROLLA: five partially fused small to medium sized lobes, campanulate shape, upper side of lobe white (RHS 155A), lower side of lobe white (RHS 155A)

Origin & Breeding History: 'PKMH03' was discovered as a mutation in a controlled environment from a production batch of Campanula x haylodgensis variety 'Marion Fisher' during the spring of 2001 in Odense, Denmark. Selection was based on free year round flowering, and sturdy compact habit.

Tests & Trials: Trials were conducted during the summer of 2006 in Oxford Station, Ontario. Trials consisted of 10 plants of each variety individually grown in 12.5cm pots in a polyhouse. Plants were spaced 15cm apart. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety.


Comparison tables for 'PKMH03' with reference variety 'Marion Fisher'

Plant height (cm)

  'PKMH03' 'Marion Fisher'
mean 17.64 12.57
std. deviation 2.50 1.62

Plant width (cm)

  'PKMH03' 'Marion Fisher'
mean 28.86 23.86
std. deviation 1.95 1.57

Leaf length (cm)

  'PKMH03' 'Marion Fisher'
mean 1.96 2.23
std. deviation 0.27 0.26

Leaf width (cm)

  'PKMH03' 'Marion Fisher'
mean 1.60 1.91
std. deviation 0.15 0.20

Corolla diameter (cm)

  'PKMH03' 'Marion Fisher'
mean 2.14 1.69
std. deviation 0.16 0.17

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PKMH03
Campanula: 'PKMH03' (left) with reference variety 'Marion Fisher' (right)

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