|Trade name:||Kokomo L Rose Violet|
|Botanical Name:||Impatiens hawkeri|
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: 'Fisimp 113' (Super Sonic Lilac)
Summary: 'Ingbrolet' has narrower plants with smaller leaves than 'Fisimp 113'. The colour between the veins on the lower side of the leaf blades is only red for 'Ingbrolet' while it is red and green for 'Fisimp 113'. 'Ingbrolet' has stronger intensity of red colouration between the veins on the lower side of the leaf blades than 'Fisimp 113'. The upper side of the flowers of 'Ingbrolet' are purple red with redder tones than that of 'Fisimp 113'.
PLANT: medium height, narrow to medium width
SHOOT: very strong anthocyanin colouration on upper third
LEAF: short, narrow, length to width ratio is 3.5:1
LEAF BLADE: no variegation, dark green on upper side, strong to very strong anthocyanin colouration on upper side of mid-rib, only red between veins on lower side, strong to very strong intensity of red colouration between veins on lower side, strong to very strong anthocyanin colouration on mid-rib and very strong anthocyanin on veins on lower side
PETIOLE: short to medium length, strong to very strong anthocyanin on upper side
FLOWER: single type, medium to large diameter, one coloured, purple red with redder tones on upper side, blue pink on lower side, small eye zone, eye zone is red
UPPER PETAL: medium width
LATERAL PETAL: medium width
LOWER PETAL: medium to long, incision at apex is medium to deep
FLOWER SPUR: weak to moderate degree of curvature, strong anthocyanin colouration
PEDICEL: medium length, strong to very strong anthocyanin colouration
Origin & Breeding History: 'Ingbrolet' was developed by the breeder, M. Sanders, an employee of Syngenta Seeds B.V. in The Netherlands. It originated from a cross made in September of 2001 between the female parent designated 'H265-2' and the male parent designated 'H217-1'. 'Ingbrolet' was selected from the resulting progeny in September of 2002 based on criteria for good branching, short internodes, foliage colour, flower size and flower colour.
Tests & Trials: The comparative test and trial of 'Ingbrolet' was conducted in a poly-house during the summer of 2006 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 15 plants of each variety. Rooted cuttings were transplanted into 15 cm pots on May 23-25, 2006. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on August 16, 2006. All colour determinations were made using the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart 2001.
Comparison tables for 'Ingbrolet' with reference variety 'Fisimp 113'
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Colour of flower (RHS)
|upper side||N74A with N66A tones||N74A-B|
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