PKMH02

Campanula

Denomination: 'PKMH02'
Previously Proposed Denomination: '1002277'
Trade name: Elizabeth Wonder
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: 03-3924
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-02-04
Certificate Number: 3134
Date rights surrendered: 2010-03-30

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Blue Wonder'

Summary: 'PKMH02' has a slightly shorter petiole than 'Blue Wonder'. The flower colour of 'PKMH02' is a lighter violet blue colour than 'Blue Wonder'.

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 positioned terminally, drooping attitude
FLOWER: double type, upright to pendulous attitude
SEPAL: acute apex, absent or very sparse pubescence
COROLLA: five completely fused small sized lobes, campanulate shape, upper side of lobe light violet blue (RHS 91C/D), lower side of lobe light violet blue (RHS 91C/D)

Origin & Breeding History: 'PKMH02' was discovered as a mutation in a controlled environment from a population of unidentified Campanula x haylodgensis sensu strictu during the spring of 2001 in Odense, Denmark. Selection was based on compact free year round flowering habit, flower colour, and flower attitude.

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 'PKMH02' with reference variety 'Blue Wonder'

Petiole length (cm)

  'PKMH02' 'Blue Wonder'
mean 1.59 2.05
std. deviation 0.42 0.48

Corolla colour (RHS)

  'PKMH02' 'Blue Wonder'
upper side 91C/D 92A/B
lower side 91C/D 92C

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PKMH02
Campanula: 'PKMH02' (left) with reference variety 'Blue Wonder' (right)

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