Denomination: 'PKMH01'
Previously Proposed Denomination: '100099'
Botanical Name: Campanula ×haylodgensis
Applicant/Holder: Gartneriet PKM A/S
Slettensvej 207-215
Odense N
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
Tel: 613-258-9015
Application Date: 2003-12-10
Application Number: 03-3925
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-02-04
Certificate Number: 3135
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2026-02-04

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Blue Wonder'

Summary: 'PKMH01' has a slightly longer leaf than 'Blue Wonder'. The petiole of 'PKMH01' is slightly shorter than 'Blue Wonder'. 'PKMH01' is a single flower type while 'Blue Wonder' is a double. The diameter of the corolla of 'PKMH01' is slightly wider than 'Blue Wonder'. 'PKMH01' has a lighter violet blue flower than 'Blue Wonder'.


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: 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 light violet blue (RHS 91C/92C), lower side of lobe light violet blue (RHS 91B/C)

Origin & Breeding History: 'PKMH01' was discovered as a mutation in a controlled environment from a population of unidentified Campanula x haylodgensis during March 2000 in Odense, Denmark. Selection was based on free year round flowering habit, flower colour, flower attitude, and single type flowers.

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 'PKMH01' with reference variety 'Blue Wonder'

Leaf length (cm)

  'PKMH01' 'Blue Wonder'
mean 3.60 2.56
std. deviation 0.41 0.38

Petiole length (cm)

  'PKMH01' 'Blue Wonder'
mean 1.41 2.05
std. deviation 0.42 0.48

Corolla diameter (cm)

  'PKMH01' 'Blue Wonder'
mean 2.18 1.39
std. deviation 0.13 0.16

Corolla colour (RHS)

  'PKMH01' 'Blue Wonder'
upper side 91C/92C 92A/B
lower side 91B/C 92C

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Campanula: 'PKMH01' (left) with reference variety 'Blue Wonder' (right)

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