Denomination: 'Oglger13067'
Trade name: Global Light Lavender
Botanical Name: Pelargonium peltatum
Applicant/Holder: Dummen Group B.V.
P.O. Box 26
Coldenhovelaan 6, 2678 PS
De Lier
Breeder: David Lemon, Lompoc, United States of America
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2007-07-11
Application Number: 07-5955
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-02-02
Certificate Number: 3759
Date rights surrendered: 2015-02-02

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Freelight Lav Two' (Freestyle Light Lavender II)

Summary: The plants of 'Oglger13067' are wider than those of 'Freelight Lav Two'. The inflorescence of 'Oglger13067' is smaller in diameter than that of 'Freelight Lav Two'. The pedicels of 'Oglger13067' are longer than those of 'Freelight Lav Two'. The middle third of the pedicel of 'Oglger13067' is medium red whereas it is green on 'Freelight Lav Two'.


PLANT: intermediate to spreading growth habit, medium number of branches
STEM: green, medium thickness, sparse to medium density of pubescence

LEAF BLADE: open to partly overlapping base
LEAF MARGIN: entire, lobing present, very weak waviness
UPPER SIDE OF BLADE: medium green, sparse pubescence, no variegation
LEAF ZONE: weak to medium conspicuousness, normal position, reddish brown
PETIOLE: medium pubescence

INFLORESCENCE: violet colour group
PEDUNCLE: medium pubescence, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration
FLORET: elliptic bud shape, double, average of 15 petals, entire petal margin
UPPER PETAL: violet on upper and lower side, moderately conspicuous purple striped and macule markings on upper side, medium sized white basal zone
LOWER PETAL: violet on upper and lower side, very weak striped markings on upper side, very small white basal zone
INNER PETAL: violet on upper side
PEDICEL: medium pubescence, middle third medium red, swelling present
SEPAL: sparse pubescence, mostly green

Origin & Breeding History: 'Oglger13067' arose as a result of a planned cross conducted in Lompoc, California in February 2002. Initial selection was made in Connellsville, Pennsylvania in March, 2003 based on growth habit and flower colour. Since then, asexual propagation has been through vegetative cuttings.

Tests & Trials: The comparative test and trial of 'Oglger13067' was conducted in a polyhouse during the summer of 2008 at Bioflora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 20 plants of each variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings transplanted into 30 cm hanging baskets on May 14, 2008. Each basket contained 4 cuttings with a total of 5 baskets per variety. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on July 17, 2008. All colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'Oglger13067' with reference variety 'Freelight Lav Two'

Plant foliage width (cm)

  'Oglger13067' 'Freelight Lav Two'
mean 56.2 43.3
std. deviation 3.71 3.33

Floret diameter (cm)

  'Oglger13067' 'Freelight Lav Two'
mean 5.2 5.8
std. deviation 0.26 0.26

Pedicel length (cm)

  'Oglger13067' 'Freelight Lav Two'
mean 2.9 2.5
std. deviation 0.18 0.20

Colour of upper petal (RHS)

  'Oglger13067' 'Freelight Lav Two'
margin - upper side N78D (lighter than) 84B-C
middle - upper side N78D (lighter than) 84B (lighter than)
base/markings - upper side N74B stripes, 71A macule 71A, N66A stripes, 61A/N66A macule
lower side 77D 76C

Colour of lower petal (RHS)

  'Oglger13067' 'Freelight Lav Two'
margin - upper side N78D (lighter than) 84B-C
middle - upper side N78D 84B (lighter than)
lower side 77D 76C

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger13067' (left) with reference variety 'Freelight Lav Two' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger13067' (left) with reference variety 'Freelight Lav Two' (right)

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