Denomination: 'KLEPP11273'
Botanical Name: Pelargonium peltatum
Applicant/Holder: Klemm, Nils
Hanfäcker 10
Breeder: Martin Glawe, Stuttgart, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2011-03-04
Application Number: 11-7211
Date Withdrawn: 2014-05-23

Variety Description


PLANT: trailing growth habit
SHOOT: medium to long
STEM: green, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration

LEAF BLADE: medium length, medium to broad on upper side, deep sinuses, medium to strong undulation of margin, slightly opened to closed base, no variegation, medium green, weak to medium glossiness on upper side
LEAF ZONE: medium to strong conspicuousness, middle position, small

PEDUNCLE: short to medium length, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of middle third
INFLORESCENCE: short to medium length, narrow, few open flowers, largest flower is short to medium length and medium width
PEDICEL: short to medium length of longest pedicel, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of upper third, no swelling
FLOWER: double type, medium to many petals, cross section in lateral view is concave, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
SEPAL: absent or weak reflexing, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration in middle of broadest sepal
UPPER PETAL: narrow, spatulate shape, entire margin at apex, upper side has purple red (RHS 55A) margin, middle of upper side is red pink (RHS 52B), lower side is red pink (RHS 52D), weak to medium conspicuousness of stripes and spots, largest spot is very small, no zone at base
LOWER PETAL: upper side has purple red (RHS 55A) margin and middle, lower side is red pink (RHS 52D), absent or very weak conspicuousness of markings, very small white zone at base
INNER PETAL: middle of upper side is purple red (RHS 55A)

Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEPP11273' originated from a cross-pollination conducted between the female parent 'Royal Light Pink' and the male parent 'P 23 044' in June 2005 by Martin Glawe in Stuttgart, Germany. Seedlings were selected in September 2006 based on early flowering and good branching. A single seedling was selected for commercialization in April 2010.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'KLEPP11273' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number PEL 2496, purchased from the Bundessortenamt, Hannover, Germany where the trials were conducted in 2012. Colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Pelargonium: 'KLEPP11273'

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