Oglger6132

Pelargonium

Denomination: 'Oglger6132'
Trade name: Candy Red Hots
Botanical Name: Pelargonium ×hortorum
Applicant/Holder: Dummen Group B.V.
P.O. Box 26
Coldenhovelaan 6, 2678 PS
De Lier
Netherlands
Breeder: Margaret Schaber, Ecke Ranch BV, De Lier, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2012-11-14
Application Number: 12-7795
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-10-29
Certificate Number: 4928
Date rights surrendered: 2015-10-29

Variety Description

Varieties used for comparison: 'Oglger14007' (Candy Bright Red Imp.) and 'Maestro Rich Red'

Summary: The stem of 'Oglger6132' has strong anthocyanin colouration while that of 'Oglger14007' has medium anthocyanin colouration. The leaf blade of 'Oglger6132' is larger than that of 'Oglger14007'. The leaf blade of 'Oglger6132' has strong undulation of the margin while that of 'Oglger14007' has weak to medium undulation and 'Maestro Rich Red' has medium undulation. The upper side of the leaf blade of 'Oglger6132' is dark green while that of 'Maestro Rich Red' is medium green. The upper side of the leaf blade of 'Oglger6132' has a large zone while that of 'Oglger14007' has a medium sized zone. The peduncle of 'Oglger6132' has strong anthocyanin colouration while that of 'Maestro Rich Red' has medium intensity anthocyanin colouration. The largest flower from the inflorescence of 'Oglger6132' is larger than that of 'Oglger14007'. The flower of 'Oglger1632' has a medium number of petals while that of 'Maestro Rich Red' has few. The middle of the broadest sepal of 'Oglger6132' has medium to strong anthocyanin colouration while that of 'Maestro Rich Red' has weak anthocyanin colouration. The upper petal of 'Oglger6132' has a basal zone present while that of 'Oglger14007' does not.

Description:

PLANT: upright growth habit
STEM: green, strong anthocyanin colouration

LEAF BLADE: medium depth of sinus, strong undulation of margin, slightly open base, no variegation, dark green with medium conspicuousness of large zone on upper side, zone is positioned in middle to towards margin

PEDUNCLE: strong anthocyanin colouration of middle third
PEDICEL: strong anthocyanin colouration of upper third, no swelling
SEPAL: absent or weak reflexing, medium to strong anthocyanin colouration in the middle of the broadest sepal
FLOWER: double type, number of petals ranging from 9 to 10, concave cross section in lateral view, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
UPPER PETAL: spatulate, entire margin at apex, margin of upper side is red (RHS 44A), middle of upper side is red (RHS 44B) with lighter red (RHS 40B) at base, lower side is red (RHS 44C) with darker red (RHS 44B) tones at margin, markings on upper side are stripes only, very weak conspicuousness of markings on upper side, medium sized orange red zone at base on upper side
LOWER PETAL: margin of upper side is red (RHS 44A), middle of upper side is red (RHS 44B) with lighter red (RHS 40B) tones, lower side is red (RHS 44B-C), absent or very weak conspicuousness of markings on upper side, no zone at base on upper side
INNER PETAL: middle of upper side is red (RHS 44B) with lighter red (RHS 40B) tones

Origin & Breeding History: 'Oglger6132' was selected in Lompoc, California, USA in August 2005, for its vibrant dark red flower colour and dark green leaves with a light green zone. Plants will be maintained in the vegetative state and reproduced by vegetative cuttings in Encinitas, California.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Oglger6132' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring-summer of 2013 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference varieties. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 15 cm shallow pots on May 9, 2013. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on June 13, 2013, with the exception of flower characteristics which were taken on June 21, 2013. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'Oglger6132' with reference varieties 'Oglger14007' and 'Maestro Rich Red'

Leaf length (cm)

  'Oglger6132' 'Oglger14007' 'Maestro Rich Red'
mean 5.1 4.7 4.9
std. deviation 0.14 0.30 0.20

Leaf width (cm)

  'Oglger6132' 'Oglger14007' 'Maestro Rich Red'
mean 8.0 7.2 7.6
std. deviation 0.42 0.17 0.31

Length of largest flower (cm)

  'Oglger6132' 'Oglger14007' 'Maestro Rich Red'
mean 5.3 4.8 5.4
std. deviation 0.13 0.25 0.14

Width of largest flower (cm)

  'Oglger6132' 'Oglger14007' 'Maestro Rich Red'
mean 5.1 4.8 5.3
std. deviation 0.13 0.17 0.14

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger6132' (left) with reference varieties 'Oglger14007' (centre) and 'Maestro Rich Red' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger6132' (left) with reference varieties 'Oglger14007' (centre) and 'Maestro Rich Red' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger6132' (left) with reference varieties 'Oglger14007' (centre) and 'Maestro Rich Red' (right)

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