Denomination: 'Sunparapibra'
Trade name: Sun Parasol Cream Pink
Botanical Name: Mandevilla
Applicant/Holder: Suntory Flowers Limited
Administrative Division
4-17-5 Shiba, Minato-ku
Breeder: Theo Ruys, Leimuiderburg, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2007-11-21
Application Number: 07-6052
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-03-19
Certificate Number: 3825
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2028-03-19

Variety Description


PLANT: twining, slightly woody at base
STEM: light green, light brown at base, no pubescence

LEAF: decussate, stipules joined and star-shaped, petiole short and light green
LEAF BLADE: obovate in shape, longitudinal axis horizontal to recurved, acuminate apex, upper side medium to dark green and glossy, lower side medium green, weak undulation at margin

INFLORESCENCE: racemose, elongate, flower bud obtrullate, pedicel light green with weak purple red flush
CALYX: five lobes, straight, very light green, medium green at base
COROLLA TUBE: funnel shaped, light green with red flush, light yellow at distal end
THROAT: outer side light blue pink (RHS 65C), inner side orange red (RHS 28A) at base, blue pink (RHS 65A) at distal end
COROLLA LOBE: asymmetrical, nearly round on one lateral half, nearly elliptic on other half, acuminate apex, weakly recurved at distal end, margin weakly undulate, blue pink (RHS 65A) with darker pink veins on upper side
REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS: filament adnate to tube, anthers joined and yellow in colour, style and stigma white.

Origin & Breeding History: 'Sunparapibra' originated as a naturally occurring branch mutation of the variety 'Sunmandecrim'. The new variety was discovered in August 2004, in a controlled environment in Toulouse, France.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Sunparapibra' is based on the UPOV Report of Technical Examination, application number 2006/1251, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted at Naktuinbouw in Wageningen, The Netherlands in 2007. Colour determinations were made using the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Mandevilla: 'Sunparapibra'

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Mandevilla: 'Sunparapibra'

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