LAN 876

Lantana

Denomination: 'LAN 876'
Trade name: Berry Blend
Botanical Name: Lantana
Applicant/Holder: Amerinova Properties L.L.C.
32149 Aqueduct Road
Bonsall, California
92003
United States of America
Breeder: Thomas Psenner, Plant Point GmbH, Bolzano, Italy
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2012-03-09
Application Number: 12-7541
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-09-29
Certificate Number: 4905
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2032-09-29

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Balandrosim' (Lucky Sunrise Rose)

Summary: The leaves of 'LAN 876' are larger than those of 'Balandrosim'. The peduncles of 'LAN 876' are longer than those of 'Balandrosim'.

Description:

PLANT: semi-prostrate
STEM: medium to dense pubescence

LEAF: ovate, acuminate apex, cuneate base, dentate margin, upper side dark green, upper side with medium pubescence, lower side with dense pubescence on veins and absent or very sparse pubescence between veins, petiole present

INFLORESCENCE: both terminal and axillary in position, domed profile
COROLLA LOBE: free arrangement, obtuse apex, recurved longitudinal axis, weak undulation of margin, two colours, newly opened floret yellow (RHS 6A) with yellow orange (RHS 13B) tones, intermediate floret orange (RHS 26B) with orange brown to orange pink (RHS 31C-D) tones and a yellow orange (RHS 13A) underlay, mature floret blue pink (RHS 63B, 64C), no eye

Origin & Breeding History: 'LAN 876' originated from a controlled cross conducted by the breeder, in 2007, between the female parent variety 'LAN 508' and the male parent variety 'Clippo Tutti Fruitti'. The new variety was bred and developed by the breeder, Thomas Psenner, in Bozano, Italy. A single plant from the resultant seedlings was selected in August 2008, in Bolzano, Italy based on flower colour, flower size, plant habit, leaf size and leaf colour. Asexual reproduction by cuttings was first conducted in November 2007 in Bolzano, Italy.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'LAN 876' were conducted in a polyhouse during the summer of 2013 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 15 plants each of the candidate and reference variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 15 cm pots on April 25, 2013. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on June 26, 2013. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'LAN 876' with reference variety 'Balandrosim'

Leaf length (cm)

  'LAN 876' 'Balandrosim'
mean 9.2 6.3
std. deviation 0.79 0.46

Leaf width (cm)

  'LAN 876' 'Balandrosim'
mean 4.7 3.8
std. deviation 0.39 0.31

Peduncle length (cm)

  'LAN 876' 'Balandrosim'
mean 5.2 3.5
std. deviation 0.56 0.90

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LAN 876
Lantana: 'LAN 876' (left) with reference variety 'Balandrosim' (right)

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LAN 876
Lantana: 'LAN 876' (left) with reference variety 'Balandrosim' (right)

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Lantana: 'LAN 876' (left) with reference variety 'Balandrosim' (right)

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