Denomination: 'Imtraropur'
Trade name: Spellbound Royal Purple
Botanical Name: Impatiens walleriana
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
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
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2005-10-24
Application Number: 06-5613
Grant of Rights Date: 2009-09-23
Certificate Number: 3620
Date rights surrendered: 2014-09-23

Variety Description


PLANT: short, broad, weak anthocyanin colouration on upper third of stem

LEAF: medium length, narrow, small to medium length to width ratio, no variegation, dark green on upper side, green and red between veins on lower side, green veins on lower side
PETIOLE: weak anthocyanin colouration on upper side

PEDUNCLE: very weak to weak anthocyanin colouration on upper side
FLOWER: single, medium to broad width, one coloured, purple (brighter than RHS 61B), small to medium sized purple eye zone present, narrow to medium width upper petal, medium width lateral petal

Origin & Breeding History: 'Imtraropur' originated from a controlled cross made in January 2001 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, between the female parent Q0226-1 and the male parent S1912-1. The new Impatiens variety was developed by the breeder M. Sanders, an employee of Syngenta Seeds B.V. in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands. 'Imtraropur' was selected as a single plant in September 2002 based on plant growth habit, flower shape, flower size and flower colour. Asexual reproduction by cuttings of 'Imtraropur' was first conducted in September 2002 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Imtraropur' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 20051982, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. 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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Impatiens: 'Imtraropur'

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