|Trade name:||Little Lizzy Pink|
|Botanical Name:||Impatiens walleriana|
John Bodger and Sons Company
1800 North Tyler Avenue
South El Monte, California
United States of America
Kim Bodger, John Bodger and Sons Company, South El Monte, United States of America
|Agent in Canada:||
Variety Rights Management
475 County Road 18
Oxford Station, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'Fify Pink'
Summary: 'Bodlizpin' has a shorter plant height than 'Fify Pink'. The flower of 'Bodlizpin' is blue pink to light blue pink with a secondary colour at the base of the petals of blue pink to violet while in 'Fify Pink' it is blue pink with a darker blue pink secondary colour at the base of the petals and along the midrib of the upper petal. 'Bodlizpin' has no eye zone while 'Fify Pink' does.
PLANT: absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of the shoot
LEAF: no variegation, medium green, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side, only green between the veins on the lower side, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the veins and midrib of the lower side, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side of the petiole, short petiole
FLOWER: single type, bicolour, primarily blue pink to light blue pink (RHS 73B/C) colour on the upper side with secondary darker blue pink to violet (RHS N74D/75A) colour at the base of the petals, light blue pink (RHS 69C) colour on lower side, no eye zone, absent to very shallow incision on lower petal, narrow upper petal, narrow lateral petal, short lower petal, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of the pedicel, very weak to weak anthocyanin colouration of the flower spur, strong curvature of the spur
Origin & Breeding History: 'Bodlizpin' was developed from an impatiens breeding program conducted at John Bodger & Sons Co., Lompoc, California, USA. The original cross took place in the fall of 1999 between 'Firefly Lavender' and 'Tempo White'. The F1 population was sown in February 2000 where a single plant was selected and self pollinated. The F2 seed were sown in July 2000 where a single plant selection was made and was vegetatively propagated. Selection criteria included small flowers, compact and well branched growth habit, and attractive flower colour.
Tests & Trials: Trials were conducted in the summer of 2006, in Oxford Station, Ontario. Trials consisted of 15 plants of each variety individually grown in 10cm pots in a poly house. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety.
Comparison tables for 'Bodlizpin' with reference variety 'Fify Pink'
Plant height (cm)
Flower colour (RHS)
|upper side - primary||73B/C||68B|
|upper side - secondary||N74D/75A||68A/N66C|
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