Synazy Urcoral


Denomination: 'Synazy Urcoral'
Trade name: Jazzy Ursula Coral
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum ×morifolium
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
Breeder: Mark Smith, Syngenta Flowers, Inc., Gilroy, United States of America
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2009-10-30
Application Number: 09-6760
Grant of Rights Date: 2011-12-05
Certificate Number: 4229
Date rights surrendered: 2014-10-03

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Yofiona' (Fiona)

Summary: The plants of 'Synazy Urcoral' are shorter and narrower than the plants of 'Yofiona'. The plant growth habit of 'Synazy Urcoral' is hemispherical while the growth habit of 'Yofiona' is semi-upright. The lowest lateral sinus on the leaf of 'Synazy Urcoral' is shallow and has diverging margins while the lowest lateral sinus of 'Yofiona' is medium in depth with converging to touching margins. The inner side of the ray floret of 'Synazy Urcoral' is dark pink red to orange brown underlaid with brown red while the inner side of the ray floret of 'Yofiona' is dark pink red underlaid with orange pink and light yellow orange.


PLANT: bushy, hemispherical growth habit, dense branching, green stem

LEAF: moderately upwards attitude of petiole, short terminal lobe relative to leaf length, rounded base, upper side medium to dark green with absent or very weak glossiness
LOWEST LATERAL SINUS: shallow, diverging margins

INFLORESCENCE: many flower heads per plant
RAY FLORETS: dense, ligulate type, upper surface with two keels, absent or very short corolla tube, flat to weakly convex profile in cross section at widest point, flat to weakly revolute margin, revolute part at distal three quarters, straight longitudinal axis, ray florets at inner row with weak incurving along longitudinal axis, incurving at distal three quarters, dentate tip, inner side brown red (RHS 180A-B) when newly opened, dark pink red to orange brown (RHS N34C-D) underlaid with brown red (RHS 181D) when fully opened, outer side light yellow orange (RHS 20D) with red pink (RHS 51C-D) between keels, inner side of ray florets in inner row light yellow (RHS 13D) overlaid with orange brown (RHS 34C), outer side orange (RHS 26D) and light yellow orange (RHS 20C).

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'Synazy Urcoral' originated from a naturally occurring whole plant mutation of the parent variety, a plant designated 00-M389EA. The variety was discovered and selected by the breeder in November 2007 in Alva, Florida, USA. Selection was based on criteria for flower colour and plant habit.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Synazy Urcoral' were conducted in an outdoor irrigated trial during the summer of 2010 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 15 plants of each variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 20 cm pots on June 29, 2010. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on September 23, 2010. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'Synazy Urcoral' with reference variety 'Yofiona'

Plant height (cm)

  'Synazy Urcoral' 'Yofiona'
mean 24.4 30.4
std. deviation 0.74 1.78

Plant width (cm)

  'Synazy Urcoral' 'Yofiona'
mean 35.8 44.1
std. deviation 1.36 3.35

Colour of ray floret (RHS)

  'Synazy Urcoral' 'Yofiona'
inner side N34C-D, underlaid with 181D N34C, underlaid with 31D and 20C
outer side 20D with 51C-D between keels 16D with 35C between keels

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Synazy Urcoral
Chrysanthemum: 'Synazy Urcoral' (left) with reference variety 'Yofiona' (right)

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Synazy Urcoral
Chrysanthemum: 'Synazy Urcoral' (left) with reference variety 'Yofiona' (right)

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