|Trade name:||Charmed Wine|
|Botanical Name:||Oxalis regnellii|
Szent Imre h. u. 12/A
József Retkes, Retkes, Jozsef, Szombathely, Hungary
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2007-10-10|
|Date rights surrendered:||2011-09-22|
Variety used for comparison: Oxalis sp.
Summary: Plants of 'Jroxburwi' are taller and have larger leaves than Oxalis sp. The upper side of the corolla of 'Jroxburwi' is white with a purple blush, whereas that of Oxalis sp. is light blue violet with white at the transition with the corolla tube.
PLANT: upright to semi-upright, presence of basal branching
STEM: light green, moderate anthocyanin colouration at the base of the stem, very weak pubescence, moderate pubescence at the base
LEAF: terminal location on shoot, shallow incision of lobe, no variegation, purple on upper side, purple red on lower side, absent to very weak pubescence on upper side, moderate pubescence over entire surface of lower side
CALYX: light green with medium green at the base
INFLORESCENCE: scapose umbel, average of 7.2 open flowers
COROLLA: rotate to funnel form, white on upper and lower side with a purple blush, weakly to moderately conspicuous green veins
ANTHERS: light green yellow
Origin & Breeding History: The new oxalis variety 'Jroxburwi' was developed by the breeder Józseph Retkes in Szombathely, Hungary. It originates from a seedling selected from Oxalis regnellii in Hungary in 1993. The final selection was made in 2001 based on flower colour, foliage colour and excellent longevity.
Tests & Trials: The test and trial for 'Jroxburwi' was conducted in a polyhouse during the fall of 2006 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 15 plants of each variety. Rooted cuttings were transplanted into 15 cm pots. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on October 4, 2006. All colour measurements were made using the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart 2001.
Comparison tables for 'Jroxburwi' with reference variety Oxalis sp.
Plant height (cm)
Leaf diameter (cm)
Length of terminal lobe of leaflet (cm)
Width of terminal lobe of leaflet (cm)
Length of flowering shoot (cm)
Length of pedicel (cm)
Main colour of leaf (RHS)
|upper side||duller than N79A-B||greyed 79A|
|lower side||lighter than N77A||greyer than N79B|
Main colour of corolla (RHS)
|upper side||whiter than 155C||76A-B|
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