|Trade name:||SunPatiens Spreading Variegated Salmon|
Sakata Seed Corporation
Moriya Kawashima, Sakata Seed Corporation, Nagano, Japan
Yoneo Kobayashi, Nagano, Japan
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2008-08-29|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2026-08-29|
Varieties used for comparison: 'SunPatiens Orange', 'Balfaforg' (Fanfare Orange) and 'Balcebredep' (Celebrette Deep Red)
Summary: The plant height of 'SAKIMP005' is taller than 'Balcebredep' and 'Balfaforg' but shorter than 'SunPatiens Orange'. 'SAKIMP005' has a wider plant than 'Balcebredep' but narrower than 'SunPatiens Orange' and 'Balfaforg'. The leaf of 'SAKIMP005' is slightly smaller than 'Balcebredep'. 'SAKIMP005' has variegated leaves while 'SunPatiens Orange' and 'Balfaforg' do not. The flower colour of 'SAKIMP005' is a lighter orange red than all three reference varieties.
PLANT: weak to medium anthocyanin colouration on the shoot
LEAF: dark green with light and medium yellow variegation, no anthocyanin colouration on midrib, veins or petiole
FLOWER: single, upper side orange red (RHS 41B) with red pink (RHS 48C-48D) along sides and at base, lower side red pink (RHS 52D) with white to pale orange tones, small to medium size white and pink eye zone, medium depth of incision of lower petal, narrow upper petal, very narrow to narrow lateral petal, short lower petal, very weak anthocyanin colouration on pedicel, weak anthocyanin colouration on the spur, medium curvature of spur
Origin & Breeding History: 'SAKIMP005' originated from a hybridization made in April 2002 at the Misato Research Station between two proprietary lines. The new variety was selected from the F1 progeny in August 2002 based on variegated leaf colour, spreading plant habit and strong root system. The variety was evaluated in the field in May-August 2004.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted in a poly house during the summer of 2007 in St. Thomas, Ontario. Trials included 15 plants of each variety individually grown in 15 centimeter pots. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'SAKIMP005' with reference varieties 'SunPatiens Orange', 'Balfaforg' and 'Balcebredep'
Plant height (cm)
Plant width (cm)
Leaf length (including petiole)(cm)
Leaf width (cm)
Colour of upper side of flower (RHS)
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