|Trade name:||Magadi Dark Blue|
|Botanical Name:||Lobelia erinus|
Guido von Tubeuf, Stuttgart, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2013-06-19|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2031-06-19|
Varieties used for comparison: 'Tech Darbule' (Techno Dark Blue) and 'Balobwablu' (Waterfall Blue)
Summary: The shoots of 'KLELE10724' are longer than those of 'Balobwablu'. The upper side of the leaf blade of 'KLELE10724' has absent or very sparse pubescence while that of 'Tech Darbule' has medium pubescence. The upper side of the lower lip of 'KLELE10724' is a darker blue violet than that of both reference varieties. The lower lip of 'KLELE10724' has small markings while that of 'Tech Darbule' has medium sized markings.
PLANT: semi-upright attitude of shoots
SHOOT: thin to medium thickness, dark green, anthocyanin colouration ranging from weak to medium, sparse pubescence
LEAF BLADE: margin incisions ranging from shallow to medium depth, obovate, obtuse apex, dark green on upper side, absent or very sparse pubescence
UPPER LIP: obovate lobes, violet blue (RHS 94A) with darker violet blue (RHS N89B) at apex on inner side
LOWER LIP: blue violet (RHS N89C) on upper side, small white zone on upper side, elongated white zone on upper side, small markings present, violet blue (RHS 94B) with blue violet (RHS N89D) on lower side, free lower lobes
COROLLA TUBE: blue violet (RHS N89D) on outer side
Origin & Breeding History: 'KLELE10724' originated from a controlled cross pollination conducted in the summer of 2007 between the female parent 06370 and the male parent 07132. The new variety was bred and developed by Guido von Tubeuf in Stuttgart, Germany. Seedlings were selected in May 2008 in Stuttgart based on flower time, plant habit, flower abundance and flower colour. The seedlings were evaluated in greenhouse trials in Stuttgart in April 2009 and re-assessed. A single seedling was selected for commercialization and named 'KLELE10724' in August 2009.
Tests & Trials: Trials for 'KLELE10724' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2012 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference varieties. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 11 cm pots on April 23, 2012. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on May 29, 2012. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'KLELE10724' with reference varieties 'Tech Darbule' and 'Balobwablu'
Shoot length (cm)
Colour of lower lip (RHS)
|upper side||more blue than N89C||closest to 94A||closest to 94A with 96B tones|
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