Denomination: 'Sunparavel'
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: 2009-03-05
Application Number: 09-6515
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-03-19
Certificate Number: 3827
Date rights surrendered: 2016-03-19

Variety Description


PLANT: twining, slightly woody at base
STEM: light green, light brown at base, pubescent, hairs short and brown

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

INFLORESCENCE: racemose, elongate, flower bud obtrullate, pedicel light green with weak red flush
CALYX: five lobes, straight, light green, medium green at base
COROLLA TUBE: funnel shaped, red changing to light green at distal end
THROAT: outer side purple (RHS 60C), inner side orange red (RHS 28A) at base, purple (RHS 61A) at distal end
COROLLA LOBE: asymmetrical, nearly round on one lateral half, nearly broad elliptic on other half, acuminate apex, weakly recurved at distal end, margin weakly undulate, dark purple (darker than RHS 61A), older flowers lighter purple (RHS 61A)
REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS: filament adnate to tube, anthers joined and yellowish in colour, style and stigma white.

Origin & Breeding History: 'Sunparavel' originated as a naturally occurring branch mutation of the variety 'Sunmandecrim'. The new variety was discovered in April 2005, in a controlled environment in Amstelveen, The Netherlands.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Sunparavel' is based on the UPOV Report of Technical Examination, application number 2006/1250, 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: 'Sunparavel'

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Mandevilla: 'Sunparavel'

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