CIFZ0022

Chrysanthemum

Denomination: 'CIFZ0022'
Trade name: Susan Coral Pink
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum ×morifolium
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Participations AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
4058
Basel
Switzerland
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
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2013-03-08
Application Number: 13-7957
Grant of Rights Date: 2015-02-18
Certificate Number: 4987
Date rights surrendered: 2016-02-18

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Yolindsay' (Lindsay)

Summary: Plants of 'CIFZ0022' are narrower than plants of 'Yolindsay'. The colour of the stem of 'CIFZ0022' is green tinged with purple or brown wheres the stem of 'Yolindsay' is only green. Relative to the leaf, the length of the terminal leaf lobe is long for 'CIFZ0022' whereas the terminal leaf lobe of 'Yolindsay' is of medium length. Just before opening, the flower bud of 'CIFZ0022' is dark purple red whereas the flower bud of 'Yolindsay' is greyed purple red. On non-disbudded plants, the flower head of 'CIFZ0022' is larger in diameter and taller with a longer ray floret than the flower head of 'Yolindsay'. The ray floret type of 'CIFZ0022' is predominantly spatulate whereas the ray floret type for 'Yolindsay' is ligulate. The shape of the tip of the ray floret of 'CIFZ0022' is dentate, pointed or mamillate whereas the tip of ray floret of 'Yolindsay' is emarginate. The colour of the outer side of the ray floret of 'CIFZ0022' is brown purple with darker brown purple over colour which fades to white with brown purple over colour whereas the outer side of the ray floret of 'Yolindsay' is light red pink with no fading. The colour of the inner side of the ray floret from the inner row of 'CIFZ0022' is brown purple whereas the inner side of the inner ray floret of 'Yolindsay' is light red pink. The colour on the outer side of the ray floret from the inner row of 'CIFZ0022' is brown purple with lighter brown purple tones whereas the outer side of the inner ray floret of 'Yolindsay' is light red pink with an over colour of brown purple tones.

Description:

PLANT: garden chrysanthemum, bushy type, hemispherical growth habit, dense branching, medium to many flower heads
STEM: green tinged with purple or brown

PETIOLE: attitude is moderately upwards, medium length relative to leaf length
LEAF: medium length to width ratio, length of terminal lobe relative to leaf length is long, lowest lateral sinus is of medium depth, margins of lowest lateral sinus are diverging and parallel, predominant shape of base is obtuse, absent or weak glossiness of upper side, dark green on upper side, few to medium number of indentations of margin, medium depth of indentations of margin

FLOWER BUD: dark purple red (RHS 187B) just before opening
FLOWER HEAD: double type, medium density of ray florets
RAY FLORET: predomination type is spatulate, secondary type is quilled, two keels on upper surface, very long corolla tube, spatulate ray floret is strongly concave to moderately concave in cross section at widest point, spatulate ray floret has moderately revolute margins along distal quarter, profile of corolla tube is circular and flattened, longitudinal axis is straight, low length to width ratio; dentate, pointed, and mamillate tips; inner side is brown purple (RHS 186A-B) fading to brown purple (RHS 186C-D), colour of outer side is markedly different from colour of inner side, ground colour on outer side is brown purple (closest to RHS 186C) with darker brown purple (RHS 186B) over colour fading to white (RHS 155A) ground colour with brown purple (RHS 186C-D) over colour, in comparison to ray floret from inner row the colour of inner side is markedly different, inner side of ray floret from inner row is brown purple (RHS 185B), outer side of ray floret from inner row is brown purple (RHS 186B) with darker brown purple (RHS 185C) tones

Origin & Breeding History: 'CIFZ0022' was bred and developed as part of a controlled breeding program at Syngenta Flowers Inc., in Gilroy, California, USA. It originated from a cross conducted in December 2009 by the breeder, Mark A. Smith, in Amanecer, Columbia, USA, between the proprietary line designated 'G0519L1' as the female parent, and the proprietary line designated '06-M030' as the male parent. The resultant seed was sown in a greenhouse in October 2010, in Gilroy, California, USA. 'CIFZ0022' was selected in February 2011 based on its flower colour and plant growth habit.

Tests & Trials: The trial of 'CIFZ0022' was conducted as an outdoor irrigated trial during the fall of 2013 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. It included a total of 20 plants of the candidate variety and 15 plants of the reference variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 20 cm chrysanthemum pans on June 25, 2013. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants, or parts of plants, of the candidate and reference varieties on September 26, 2013. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'CIFZ0022' with reference variety 'Yolindsay'

Plant width (cm)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
mean 51.1 56.2
std. deviation 1.62 1.54

Colour of flower bud just before opening (RHS)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
outer side 187B greyer than 54C

Flower head diameter (non-disbudded plants) (cm)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
mean 7.4 4.3
std. deviation 0.53 0.21

Flower head height (non-disbudded plants) (cm)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
mean 3.5 1.5
std. deviation 0.27 0.13

Ray floret length (cm)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
mean 4.0 2.0
std. deviation 0.24 0.15

Colour of ray floret (RHS)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
outer side closest to 186C ground colour with 186B over colour fading to 155A ground colour with 186C-D over colour 36D

Colour of ray floret from inner row (RHS)

  'CIFZ0022' 'Yolindsay'
inner side 185B 36D
outer side 186B with 185C tones 36D ground colour with 186B-C overtones

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Chrysanthemum: 'CIFZ0022' (left) with reference variety 'Yolindsay' (right)

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Chrysanthemum: 'CIFZ0022' (left) with reference variety 'Yolindsay' (right)

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