Denomination: 'Oglger14007'
Trade name: Candy Bright Red Improved
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: 07-5956
Grant of Rights Date: 2010-02-02
Certificate Number: 3760
Date rights surrendered: 2015-02-02

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Tango'

Summary: 'Oglger14007' is a Pelargonium variety which has a moderately conspicuous zone on the upper side of the leaves, whereas the leaves of the reference variety 'Tango' have no zone. The peduncle of 'Oglger14007' is long and has strong anthocyanin colouration, compared with the peduncle of 'Tango' which is medium in length with very weak anthocyanin.


PLANT: intermediate growth habit, medium to tall height, medium to broad width, few branches
STEM: green, medium thickness, dense pubescence

LEAF BLADE: short to medium, narrow to medium width, open base
LEAF MARGIN: crenate, moderate lobing, medium incisions, weak to medium waviness
UPPER SIDE OF BLADE: medium green, dense to very dense pubescence, no variegation
LEAF ZONE: moderately conspicuous, reddish brown, normal position
PETIOLE: medium to long, dense to very dense pubescence

INFLORESCENCE: red colour group, medium diameter
PEDUNCLE: long, dense pubescence, strong anthocyanin colouration
FLORET: semi-double, small diameter, round to elliptic bud, medium number to many petals, entire petal margin
UPPER PETAL: narrow to medium width, upper side red, very weak to weak dark pink red striped markings, no white basal zone, lower side red
LOWER PETAL: very narrow to narrow width, upper side red with no markings, very small white basal zone, lower side red
PEDICEL: medium length, dense pubescence, dark red in middle third, no swelling
SEPAL: dense pubescence, green with red at base

Origin & Breeding History: 'Oglger14007' is the result of a cross which was made in Lompoc, California in June 2002. The variety was selected in Connellsville, Pennsylvania in March 2004 and the selection criteria were the bright red flower colour, dark green foliage and early flowering habit.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Oglger14007' were conducted in a polyhouse in St. Thomas, Ontario, during the summer of 2008. The trials consisted of 15 plants of each variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings, transplanted into 15 cm pots on May 20, 2008. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on July 18, 2008. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'Oglger14007' with reference variety 'Tango'

Length of peduncle (cm)

  'Oglger14007' 'Tango'
mean 19.6 17.0
std. deviation 2.06 2.19

Colour of upper petal (RHS)

  'Oglger14007' 'Tango'
margin - upper side brighter than 44A 44B
middle - upper side brighter than 44A 44B
lower side 41A, 40A 40A-B

Colour of lower petal (RHS)

  'Oglger14007' 'Tango'
margin - upper side more orange than 44B 44B
middle - upper side more orange than 44B 44B
lower side 40B 40A-B

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger14007' (left) with reference variety 'Tango' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger14007' (left) with reference variety 'Tango' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger14007' (left) with reference variety 'Tango' (right)

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