|Trade name:||Wink Lavender Pink Improved|
Ball Horticultural Company
622 Town Road
West Chicago, Illinois
United States of America
Ball Horticultural Company, West Chicago, United States of America
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2008-07-08|
|Date rights surrendered:||2009-07-17|
Variety used for comparison: 'Balwinlapi' (Wink Lavender Pink)
Summary: 'Balwinlamp' has slightly different flower colour than 'Balwinlapi'. 'Balwinlamp' has sparse, dark purple trichomal elaiophores while 'Balwinlapi' has no elaiophores. 'Balwinlamp' differs slightly in spur colour from 'Balwinlapi'.
PLANT: upright to semi-upright bushy growth habit, dense to very dense foliage, no anthocyanin colouration in stem
LEAF: medium green, no variegation, no anthocyanin colouration, cordate base, narrow acute apex, dentate margin, no pubescence
COROLLA: inner surface violet with darker pink tones on upper petals, absent to weak reflexing of lateral lobes
LOWER LOBE: broader than long, very weak undulation of margin, sparse trichomal elaiophores on inner surface, elaiophores dark purple
COROLLA THROAT: one to two medium yellow spots at corolla throat
SPUR: blue pink, moderate curvature
Origin & Breeding History: 'Balwinlamp' originated from a cross conducted during September, 2003 at Guadalupe, California, USA. The female parent is the proprietary breeding selection designated DZPJXXG-M, characterized by its medium pink flower colour, medium green leaf colour and upright growth habit. The male parent is the proprietary breeding selection designated JHWWPLJ-M, characterized by its light pink flower colour, medium green leaf colour and upright growth habit. The initial selection was made on March 2004 and asexual propagation since that time has been through the use of vegetative cuttings. Selection criteria included flower colour and plant vigour.
Tests & Trials: The trials for 'Balwinlamp' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2007 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 15 plants of each variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings transplanted into 11 cm pots on March 20, 2007. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on May 23, 2007. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 RHS colour chart.
Comparison table for 'Balwinlamp' with reference variety 'Balwinlapi'
Main colour of corolla (RHS)
|inner side||75A-B||N66D, fading to N74D on lower lobe|
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