|Trade name:||Sunrise White|
|Botanical Name:||Pelargonium ×hortorum|
Martin Glawe, Stuttgart, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2013-09-24|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2031-09-24|
Variety used for comparison: 'KLEP01052'
Summary: The largest flower within the inflorescence is short to medium length for 'KLEPZ10271' while it is medium to long for 'KLEP01052'. The flowers of 'KLEPZ10271' have more petals per flower than those of 'KLEP01052'.
PLANT: upright growth habit, short to medium height of foliage, medium to broad
STEM: green, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration
LEAF BLADE: medium length, medium width, medium depth of sinus, weak to medium undulation of margin, slightly open base, no variegation, medium green (zone excluded), absent or very weak conspicuousness of small to medium sized zone, zone positioned in the middle
PEDUNCLE: medium length, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of middle third
INFLORESCENCE: short to medium height, narrow to medium width, medium number of open flowers, largest flower is short to medium length and medium width
PEDICEL: longest pedicel is short to medium length, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of upper third, no swelling
SEPAL: absent or weak reflexing, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of middle of broadest sepal
FLOWER: double, medium number of petals, cross-section in lateral view is flat, irregularly distributed stripes or blotches are absent
UPPER PETAL: medium to broad, spatulate, entire margin, margin of upper side is white (lighter than RHS 155C), middle of upper side is white (lighter than RHS 155C), lower side is white (lighter than RHS 157D), absent or very weak marking, no zone at base
LOWER PETAL: margin of upper side is white (lighter than RHS 155C), middle of upper side is white (lighter than RHS 155C), lower side is white (lighter than RHS 157D), absent or very weak conspicuousness of marking, no zone at base
INNER PETAL: middle of upper side is white (lighter than RHS 155C)
Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEPZ10271' was bred and developed by Martin Glawe, in Stuttgart, Germany. It originated from a controlled pollination conducted in October 2005 between the proprietary seedlings 'PZ 04112' and 'Caprivi'. From the resulting progeny, 32 seedlings were selected using growth habit, branching characteristics, and flower colour as selection criteria. These seedlings were further assessed in greenhouse trials in Stuttgart, Germany for early flowering, growth habit and branching, flower colour, pot performance and good cutting production. Outdoor performance trials were also conducted to assess plant growth and health, flower abundance, and tolerance to weather and disease. This selected seedling was named 'KLEPZ10271'.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'KLEPZ10271' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2010/1381, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2011. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
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