Denomination: 'PKMP06'
Botanical Name: Campanula portenschlagiana
Applicant/Holder: Gartneriet PKM A/S
Slettensvej 207-215
Odense N
Breeder: Gert Jensen, 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: 2006-05-17
Application Number: 06-5478
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-10-14
Certificate Number: 3962
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2028-10-14

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'PKMP03'

Summary: 'PKMP06' has a medium plant density while 'PKMP03' has a sparse plant density. The outer surface of the corolla tube is white with a very light purple tinge for 'PKMP06' while the corolla tube for 'PKMP03' is violet.


PLANT: flat-rounded growth habit, medium density, very short to short, medium width, moderately vigorous rhizomes
STEM: sparse to medium pubescence, rounded in cross section

LEAF: very short to short, medium width, very low length to width ratio, obtuse tip, cordate base, widest point positioned at base, medium indentations of margin, very weak to weak undulation of margin, medium green upper surface, weakly rugose, sparse pubescence on upper side
PETIOLE: short to medium length

CALYX: petaloid lobes absent, lobes weakly reflexed
COROLLA: outward attitude, campanulate shape, one whorl, small diameter, very short length
COROLLA TUBE: half the length of the corolla, short, sides slightly diverging, very narrow to narrow at mouth, outer surface white (RHS 155D) with a very light purple tinge
COROLLA LOBE: moderately elliptic shape, short, very narrow, medium reflexing, no twisting, weakly concave in cross section at mid point, weak central furrow on inner surface, acute tip

Origin & Breeding History: 'PKMP06' originated from a cross made in Sohus, Denmark in 2003. The parents were two proprietary selections of Campanula portenschlagiana. The variety was selected for its compact and freely flowering habit. The objective was to develop a new campanula variety with a uniform and compact plant form and white flowers.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'PKMP06' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2006/1003, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office in Angers, France. The trials were conducted by The National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) in Cambridge, United Kingdom, in 2007. Colour determinations were made using the 1986 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison table for 'PKMP06' with reference variety 'PKMP03'

Colour of corolla tube (RHS)

  'PKMP06' 'PKMP03'
outer surface 155D with purple tinge 85C-D

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Campanula: 'PKMP06'

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