Fisnics Sweor


Denomination: 'Fisnics Sweor'
Trade name: Sonic Sweet Orange 09
Botanical Name: Impatiens hawkeri
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
Breeder: Birgit Christa Hofmann, Bendorf, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2008-04-29
Application Number: 08-6319
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-12-23
Certificate Number: 3995
Date rights surrendered: 2015-12-18

Variety Description


PLANT: medium to tall, medium to broad, medium to strong anthocyanin colouration on upper part of shoot

LEAF: medium length, broad, small to medium length/width ratio, no marking on upper side, strong anthocyanin colouration on upper side, strong red colouration between veins on lower side, red veins on lower side
PETIOLE: very short to short, strong anthocyanin colouration on upper side

FLOWER: single, broad, two coloured, light red pink (RHS 50D) with red (RHS 33A) along the midrib on upper side of all petals, small to medium sized eye zone, red (RHS 47B) eye zone, broad to very broad upper and lateral petals, medium to long lower petal
PEDICEL: long, very weak to weak anthocyanin colouration

Origin & Breeding History: 'Fisnics Sweor' originated from a cross between the varieties 'K04-4119-5' and 'K04-4095-1' conducted in July 2004, in Hillscheid, Germany. The new variety was discovered and developed by the breeder Birgit Hoffman as part of a planned breeding program. The results of the cross were sown in November 2004 and 'Fisnics Sweor' was finally selected in April 2005, based on flower size, branching and flower colour. Asexual reproduction of 'Fisnics Sweor' was first conducted in July 2005, in Hillscheid, Germany.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Fisnics Sweor' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number IM 1156, purchased from the Bundessortenamt, Hannover, Germany. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2009. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Fisnics Sweor
Impatiens: Candidate variety 'Fisnics Sweor'

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