|Trade name:||Everlast Lavender Lace|
|Botanical Name:||Dianthus ×allwoodii|
Martin Glawe, Stuttgart, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'Whatfield Gem'
Summary: The flower of 'KLEDG13146' is single type whereas the flower of 'Whatfield Gem' is double type. The depth of the incisions of the petal blade is very shallow for 'KLEDG13146' whereas the incisions of the petal blade are shallow for 'Whatfield Gem'.
PLANT: outdoor spray type, laterals with flower buds or flowers of second order present, arrangement of individual flowers on non-disbudded plants is one-flowered and clustered
STEM: laterals without flower buds or flowers present, two internodes between epicalyx and lowest node of stem with laterals with flower buds or flowers, arrangement of totality of flowers is cylindrical in shape, total length of seven internodes directly below flower is very short, thin, length of fifth internode directly below flower is short, circular in cross-section, not hollow
LEAF BLADE: elliptic shape, short to medium length, very narrow to narrow, flat along longitudinal axis, weakly concave in cross-section, greyish blue-green on upper side, strong glaucosity, no spiny ciliation of margin
FLOWER BUD: elliptic shape just before colour shows, no extrusion of styles
EPICALYX (OUTER LOBES): adpressed in relation to calyx, acuminate apex, short apex
EPICALYX (INNER LOBES): acuminate apex, short apex
CALYX: very short to short, cylindrical shape
CALYX LOBE: short acute shape, short to medium length, flat along longitudinal axis, reddish anthocyanin colouration throughout whole lobe
FLOWER: small diameter, single type, violet colour group, fragrant
COROLLA: low height, profile of upper part is flat to concave
PETAL: predominant shape is type 1, short, narrow
PETAL BLADE: undulating surface, two colours, main colour of inner side is dark purple red (RHS 59A) with occasional purple (RHS N74A) sections, secondary colour of inner side is purple pink, picotee to speckled colour distribution, very many and very small speckles, no macule
PETAL BLADE MARGIN: crenate to dentate, very shallow incisions
OVARY: obovoid to elliptic shape, green base, smooth surface
STYLE: only two, short, no shoulder
Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEDG13146' was bred and developed by the breeder, Martin Glawe, in Stuttgart, Germany. It originated from a hybrid cross conducted in May 2007, between the proprietary variety designated 'DCP 06 060', as the female parent, and the proprietary variety designated 'N 6', as the male parent. From the resulting progeny, seedlings were selected in June 2008, in Stuttgart, for their flower colour, plant growth habit, and good branching characteristics. These seedlings were evaluated in greenhouse trials from January to May in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011, in Stuttgart, to assess them for early and abundant flower production, good performance, good branching characteristics, and frost resistance. 'KLEDG13146' was selected for commercialization in May 2010.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'KLEDG13146' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number ANJ3125, purchased from the Raad voor Plantenrassen, in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands. The trial was conducted by the Naktuinbouw - Variety Center, in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands, in 2014. The colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
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