Imdosaor

Impatiens

Denomination: 'Imdosaor'
Trade name: Heartbeat Compact Orange
Botanical Name: Impatiens walleriana
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Seeds B.V.
P.O. Box 2
1600 AA
Enkhuizen
Netherlands
Breeder: Monica Sanders, Syngenta Seeds B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2005-05-04
Application Number: 05-4840
Date Withdrawn: 2007-11-09

Variety Description

Varieties used for comparison: 'Salmon Sunrise' (Fiesta Salmon Sunrise) and 'Balfiedeor' (Fiesta Deep Orange)

Summary: 'Imdosaor' is slightly shorter in plant height than 'Salmon Sunrise' and 'Balfiedeor'. The leaf of 'Imdosaor' is slightly larger than 'Balfiedeor'. 'Imdosaor' has absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side of the leaf while it is medium along the midvein of 'Balfiedeor'. The flower diameter of 'Imdosaor' is slightly larger than 'Salmon Sunrise'. 'Imdosaor' has a red upper side of the flower petal while it is dark pink red in 'Salmon Sunrise'. The lower side of the flower petal of 'Imdosaor' is a lighter red pink than 'Balfiedeor'.

Description:


PLANT: medium height, medium width, weak to medium anthocyanin colouration at the internodes on the upper third of the shoot

LEAF: medium to long, no variegation, medium green, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side, red and green between the veins on the lower side, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the midrib and veins of the lower side, very weak to weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side of the petiole

FLOWER: double type, medium to large diameter, red on upper side, red pink on lower side, medium to long pedicel, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the pedicel
SPUR: absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration, medium curvature

Origin & Breeding History: 'Imdosaor' originated from a cross made in October 2001 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, between the female parent 'S3244-1' and the male parent 'S3163-1'. A plant was selected from the resultant progeny in February 2002, in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands based on compact growth habit, early flowering and flower colour.

Tests & Trials: Trials were conducted during the summer of 2006 in St. Thomas, Ontario. Trials include 15 plants of each variety individually grown in 15cm pots in a poly house. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety. All colour measurements were made using RHS colour chart 2001.


Comparison tables for 'Imdosaor' with reference varieties 'Salmon Sunrise' and 'Balfiedeor'

Plant height (cm)

  'Imdosaor' 'Salmon Sunrise' 'Balfiedeor'
mean 22.4 24.9 25.5
std. deviation 2.80 2.33 2.40

Leaf length (cm)

  'Imdosaor' 'Salmon Sunrise' 'Balfiedeor'
mean 7.1 6.7 6.3
std. deviation 0.73 0.65 0.45

Leaf width (cm)

  'Imdosaor' 'Salmon Sunrise' 'Balfiedeor'
mean 3.4 3.2 2.9
std. deviation 0.31 0.22 0.20

Flower diameter (cm)

  'Imdosaor' 'Salmon Sunrise' 'Balfiedeor'
mean 4.4 3.7 4.1
std. deviation 0.32 0.21 0.22

Flower petal colour (RHS)

  'Imdosaor' 'Salmon Sunrise' 'Balfiedeor'
upper side 41A more orange than 52A 43A
lower side 43D 52C-D 43C

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Imdosaor
Impatiens: 'Imdosoar' (left) with reference varieties 'Salmon Sunrise' (centre) and 'Balfiedeor' (right)

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