Fisnics Thyst


Denomination: 'Fisnics Thyst'
Botanical Name: Impatiens hawkeri
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
Breeder: Birgit Christa Hofmann, Bendorf, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2005-04-20
Application Number: 05-4737
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-03-06
Certificate Number: 3159
Date rights surrendered: 2016-03-02

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Danhardaror'

Summary: 'Fisnics Thyst' has a wider flower than 'Danhardaror'. The lateral flower petal of 'Fisnics Thyst' is wider than 'Danhardaror'.


PLANT: medium to tall height, medium width, strong to very strong anthocyanin colouration on upper third of stem/shoot

PETIOLE: short to medium length, strong anthocyanin colouration on upper side
LEAF: long, broad, medium to large length to width ratio, no markings on upper side, weak anthocyanin colouration on upper side, green colour between the veins on lower side, red veins on lower side

PEDICEL: medium length, strong anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: single, broad, mono coloured, purple to violet (RHS 78B) on upper side, small dark purple red (RHS 53B) eye zone present, broad to very broad upper petal, broad to very broad lateral petal, medium to long lower petal

Origin & Breeding History: 'Fisnics Thyst' was derived from a hybridization made in 2001, by the breeder Birgit Hofmann in Hillscheid, Germany, between the female parent, seedling K01-8180-1 and the male parent, seedling K01-8753-17. The first selection occurred in Moncarapacho, Portugal, in the spring of 2002. Cuttings from the selected seedling were taken back to Hillscheid, Germany, for further evaluation and trial cultivation in the spring of 2003. The main selection criteria were flower colour, flower size, time of beginning of flowering and plant habit.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Fisnics Thyst' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number IM 987, purchased from the Bundessortenamt, Hannover, Germany. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2006. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) colour chart.

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Fisnics Thyst
Impatiens: 'Fisnics Thyst'

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