Imdopitwo

Impatiens

Denomination: 'Imdopitwo'
Trade name: Heartbeat Pink
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: 05-4843
Date Withdrawn: 2007-11-09

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Balfieplos' (Fiesta Appleblossom)

Summary: 'Imdopitwo' is shorter in plant height than 'Balfieplos'. The leaf of 'Imdopitwo' is shorter than 'Balfieplos'. 'Imdopitwo' has red and green between the veins on the lower side of the leaf while it is only green in 'Balfieplos'. The flower of 'Imdopitwo' is blue pink while in 'Balfieplos' the flower is white with pink blush and a darker blue pink along the petal margin. 'Imdopitwo' has a stronger flower spur curvature than 'Balfieplos'.

Description:


PLANT: short to medium, medium width, weak to medium anthocyanin colouration on upper third of the shoot

LEAF: short to medium, 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 of the lower side, weak anthocyanin colouration on the veins of the lower side, weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side of the petiole

FLOWER: double type, medium to large diameter, blue pink on upper side, blue pink to light blue pink on lower side, medium length pedicel, very weak anthocyanin colouration on the pedicel
SPUR: weak anthocyanin colouration, medium to strong curvature

Origin & Breeding History: 'Imdopitwo' originated from a cross made in October 2002 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, between the female parent 'T2661-2' and the male parent 'T2661-1'. A plant was selected from the resultant progeny in April 2003, in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands based on plant vigour 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 'Imdopitwo' with reference variety 'Balfieplos'

Plant height (cm)

  'Imdopitwo' 'Balfieplos'
mean 19.3 23.8
std. deviation 2.51 3.60

Leaf length (cm)

  'Imdopitwo' 'Balfieplos'
mean 6.2 7.9
std. deviation 0.59 0.68

Flower petal colour (RHS)

  'Imdopitwo' 'Balfieplos'
upper side 73B white with pink blush with 68B along margin
lower side 73B-D white with pink blush with 68B along margin

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Imdopitwo
Impatiens: 'Imdopitwo' (left) with reference variety 'Balfieplos' (right)

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