|Trade name:||Heartbeat Appleblossom|
|Botanical Name:||Impatiens walleriana|
Syngenta Seeds B.V.
P.O. Box 2
Monica Sanders, Syngenta Seeds B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'Balfieplos' (Fiesta Appleblossom)
Summary: 'Imdoapblo' has a taller plant height than 'Balfieplos'. The flower diameter of 'Imdoapblo' is smaller than 'Balfieplos'. 'Imdoapblo' has a lighter blue pink colour on the upper side of the flower petal than 'Balfieplos'. The lower side of the flower petal of 'Imdoapblo' is light blue violet while it is blue pink in 'Balfieplos'. 'Imdoapblo' has weaker anthocyanin colouration of the spur than 'Balfieplos'.
PLANT: tall, medium width, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration 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, only green between the veins on the lower side, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the midrib and veins of the lower side, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side of the petiole
FLOWER: double type, medium diameter, light blue pink on upper side, light blue violet on lower side, short to medium pedicel, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration on the pedicel
SPUR: absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration, weak curvature
Origin & Breeding History: 'Imdoapblo' originated from a cross made in October 2002 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, between the female parent 'T2800-4' and the male parent 'T2800-3'. 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 'Imdoapblo' with reference variety 'Balfieplos'
Plant height (cm)
Flower diameter (cm)
Flower petal colour (RHS)
|upper side||69B||white with pink blush with 68B along margin|
|lower side||69D||white with pink blush with 68B along margin|
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