Fisnics Swepu


Denomination: 'Fisnics Swepu'
Trade name: Sonic Sweet Purple 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: 08-6320
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-12-23
Certificate Number: 3996
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2028-12-23

Variety Description


PLANT: short, narrow to medium width, weak anthocyanin colouration on upper part of shoot

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

FLOWER: single, broad, two coloured, blue pink (RHS 73A) with red (RHS 46B) along midrib on the upper side of all petals, no eye zone, broad upper petal, medium width lateral petal, medium to long lower petal
PEDICEL: short to medium length, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration

Origin & Breeding History: 'Fisnics Swepu' originated from a cross between the varieties 'K03-2664-4' and 'K04-4115-2' 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 Swepu' was finally selected in April 2005, based on flower size, branching and flower colour. Asexual reproduction of 'Fisnics Swepu' was first conducted in July 2005, in Hillscheid, Germany.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Fisnics Swepu' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number IM 1155, 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 Swepu
Impatiens: Candidate variety 'Fisnics Swepu'

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