|Trade name:||Arcade Mounding Lilac|
|Botanical Name:||Lobelia erinus|
Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Theodorus C. M. van Kleinwee, Syngenta Seeds B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2007-11-28|
|Date rights surrendered:||2009-12-16|
Variety used for comparison: 'Loboudtis' (Laguna Sky Blue)
Summary: 'Lobmounlila' has a more upright growth habit than 'Loboudtis'. The plant height of 'Lobmounlila' is taller than 'Loboudtis'. 'Lobmounlila' has a lighter green stem than 'Loboudtis'. The stem of 'Lobmounlila' has no anthocyanin colouration while it is weak to medium in 'Loboudtis'. 'Lobmounlila' has no anthocyanin colouration on the pedicel while it is medium in 'Loboudtis'. The flower colour of 'Lobmounlila' is violet while it is violet blue in 'Loboudtis'. 'Lobmounlila' has a slightly larger palate than 'Loboudtis'.
PLANT: upright to bushy growth habit, strong vigor, strong degree of branching
STEM: thin, medium green, absent of anthocyanin colouration, weak pubescence
LEAF: alternate arrangement, simple type, elliptic shape, acute apex, attenuate base, crenate and serrate margin, no variegation, medium green, weak pubescence on upper side
SEPAL: narrow triangular shape, anthocyanin colouration present
INFLORESENCE: raceme type
FLOWER: positioned both terminally and axillary, upright attitude, no anthocyanin colouration of the pedicel
COROLLA: upper lobe oblanceolate, upper lobe apex cuspidate, upper lobe violet on upper side and lower side, lower lobe obovate, lower lobe violet on upper side and lower side, small white lower lobe markings, small green brown (RHS 151A) palate
Origin & Breeding History: 'Lobmounlila' originated from a controlled cross made by the breeder during July 2000 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, between the female parent A-925 and the male parent 'White Star'. The initial selection was in May 2001 based on flower colour, plant habit, and early flowering.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted in the summer of 2006 in St. Thomas, Ontario. Trials consisted of 15 plants of each variety, each individually grown in 11cm pots in a polyhouse. 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 'Lobmounlila' with reference variety 'Loboudtis'
Plant height (cm)
Corolla colour (RHS)
|upper lobe - upper side||N81A||96C|
|upper lobe - lower side||N81C-D||96D with 97B margin|
|lower lobe - upper side||N81A||96C|
|lower lobe - lower side||N81C-D||96D with 97B margin|
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