|Botanical Name:||Impatiens hawkeri|
Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Birgit Christa Hofmann, Bendorf, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2008-03-06|
|Date rights surrendered:||2012-01-16|
PLANT: tall, broad, weak to medium anthocyanin colouration on upper third of stem/shoot
PETIOLE: medium length, weak to medium anthocyanin colouration on upper side
LEAF: medium length, medium to broad width, medium length to width ratio, no markings on upper side, very weak to weak anthocyanin colouration on upper side, green colour between the veins on lower side, green veins on lower side
PEDICEL: short to medium length, medium to strong anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: single, medium to broad width, mono coloured, purple (RHS 61A) on upper side, small dark purple red (RHS 60B) eye zone present, medium width of upper petal, medium width of lateral petal, medium length lower petal
Origin & Breeding History: 'Fisupnic Purdeep' was derived from a hybridization made in 2002, by the breeder Birgit Hofmann in Hillscheid, Germany, between the female parent, seedling K02-975-1 and the male parent, seedling K02-1094-1. The first selection occurred in Moncarapacho, Portugal, in the spring of 2003. Cuttings from the selected seedling were taken back to Hillscheid, Germany, for further evaluation and trial cultivation in the spring of 2004. The main selection criteria were flower colour, growth characteristics and plant habit.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Fisupnic Purdeep' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number IM 988, 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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