Balandroglim

Lantana

Denomination: 'Balandroglim'
Trade name: Landmark Rose Glow
Botanical Name: Lantana camara
Applicant/Holder: Ball Horticultural Company
622 Town Road
West Chicago, Illinois
60185
United States of America
Breeder: Ball Horticultural Company, West Chicago, United States of America
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2006-03-09
Application Number: 06-5320
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-09-29
Certificate Number: 3366
Date rights surrendered: 2010-09-20

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Bante Rossa' (Bandana Rose)

Summary: 'Balandroglim' differs from the reference variety, 'Bante Rossa', mainly in plant width, leaf blade length, petiole length, inflorescence diameter, corolla lobe arrangement, undulation of corolla lobe margins, corolla colour and abundance of drupes. The plants of 'Balandroglim' are wider than those of 'Bante Rossa'. The leaf blades of 'Balandroglim' are longer with shorter petioles than those of 'Bante Rossa'. The inflorescence diameter of 'Balandroglim' is narrower than that of 'Bante Rossa'. The lobes of the corolla of 'Balandroglim' are free whereas they are touching in 'Bante Rossa'. The main colour of the mature floret of 'Balandroglim' is more blue pink than those of 'Bante Rossa'. 'Balandroglim' has very few drupes whereas there is a medium amount in 'Bante Rossa'.

Description:

PLANT: erect to semi-erect growth habit

STEM: medium density of pubescence

LEAF BLADE: ovate, acute apex, rounded/oblique base, crenate-serrate margin, medium to dark green on upper side, medium density of pubescence on upper and lower sides
PETIOLE: present

INFLORESCENCE: positioned in both terminal and axillary locations on the flowering stem, dome shaped profile, more than two colours (colours change with age)
COROLLA: mainly yellow green upon opening, yellow eye, changing to blue pink with faded light blue violet background then maturing to blue pink
COROLLA LOBES: arrangement in corolla is free, incurved along longitudinal axis of newly opened florets to recurved as the floret ages, weak to medium undulation of margin
COROLLA EYE ZONE: closest to orange red

DRUPE: very few, green changing to blue/black when mature

Origin & Breeding History: 'Balandroglim' arose as the result of crossing the proprietary Lantana breeding selection designated 484-1 as the female parent with 'Robpatdes' as the male parent in August 2002, at Arroyo Grande, California, USA. The initial selection was made on May 23, 2003 followed by asexual propagation through the use of vegetative cuttings since that time. Selection criteria included the semi-upright growth habit characteristic of the series.

Tests & Trials: The test and trial for 'Balandroglim' was conducted in a poly-house during the summer of 2007 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 10, 2007. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on July 11 & 16, 2007. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'Balandroglim' with reference variety 'Bante Rossa'

Plant height (cm)

  'Balandroglim' 'Bante Rossa'
mean 21.9 24.5
std. deviation 2.18 1.79

Leaf blade length (cm)

  'Balandroglim' 'Bante Rossa'
mean 7.6 6.8
std. deviation 0.29 0.56

Petiole length (cm)

  'Balandroglim' 'Bante Rossa'
mean 7.4 11.3
std. deviation 1.17 1.70

Inflorescence diameter (cm)

  'Balandroglim' 'Bante Rossa'
mean 3.2 4.3
std. deviation 0.42 0.26

Colour of corolla (RHS)

  'Balandroglim' 'Bante Rossa'
upon opening 3D; eye 9A 2D; eye 9A
intermediate stage N66D with faded background 69D; eye 13A N66D with faded background 69D; eye 12A-13A
at maturity N74C N66C, N66D at margins

Colour of eye (RHS)

  'Balandroglim' 'Bante Rossa'
at maturity closest to 30C N30B

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Lantana: 'Balandroglim (left) with reference variety 'Bante Rossa' (right)

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Lantana: 'Balandroglim (left) with reference variety 'Bante Rossa' (right)

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Lantana: 'Balandroglim (left) with reference variety 'Bante Rossa' (right)

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