Oglger7049

Pelargonium

Denomination: 'Oglger7049'
Trade name: Maestro Violet
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: 12-7796
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-10-29
Certificate Number: 4929
Date rights surrendered: 2015-10-29

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Patriot Bright Violet'

Summary: The leaf blade of 'Oglger7049' is smaller than that of 'Patriot Bright Violet'. The zone of the upper side of the leaf blade of 'Oglger7049' has strong conspicuousness while that of 'Patriot Bright Violet' has weak conspicuousness. The upper side of the upper petal of 'Oglger7049' has a red margin while that of 'Patriot Bright Violet' has a purple red margin.

Description:

PLANT: upright growth habit
STEM: green, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration

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

PEDUNCLE: weak to medium anthocyanin colouration of middle third
PEDICEL: weak to medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration of upper third, no swelling
SEPAL: weak to moderate reflexing, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration in the middle of the broadest sepal, weak anthocyanin colouration at the base
FLOWER: double type, petal number ranging from 7 to 9, concave cross-section in lateral view, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
UPPER PETAL: round and spatulate, entire margin at apex, margin of upper side is red (closest to RHS 46B-C), middle of upper side is purple red (RHS N57A-B), lower side is purple red (RHS N57B) with red to red pink (RHS 43B-C) tones, upper side has weak conspicuousness of stripes only, red pink (RHS 43C-D) spot, medium to large orange zone at base on upper side
LOWER PETAL: margin of upper side is purple red (RHS N57A), middle of upper side is purple red (closest to RHS N57B), lower side is purple red (RHS N57C) with red to red pink (RHS 43B-C) tones, absent or very weak conspicuousness of markings on upper side, very small white zone at base on upper side
INNER PETAL: middle of upper side is purple red (closest to RHS N57B)

Origin & Breeding History: 'Oglger7049' was selected in Lompoc, California, USA in August 2006, for its bright violet flower colour, medium green leaves and moderately vigorous growth habit. Plants will be maintained in the vegetative state and reproduced by vegetative cuttings in Encinitas, California.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Oglger7049' were conducted in a polyhouse during the summer of 2013 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference variety. 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 24, 2013. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'Oglger7049' with reference variety 'Patriot Bright Violet'

Leaf blade length (cm)

  'Oglger7049' 'Patriot Bright Violet'
mean 5.2 6.3
std. deviation 0.21 0.36

Leaf blade width (cm)

  'Oglger7049' 'Patriot Bright Violet'
mean 8.9 10.1
std. deviation 0.26 0.58

Colour of upper petal (RHS)

  'Oglger7049' 'Patriot Bright Violet'
margin closest to 46B-C N57A

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger7049' (left) with reference variety 'Patriot Bright Violet' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger7049' (left) with reference variety 'Patriot Bright Violet' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger7049' (left) with reference variety 'Patriot Bright Violet' (right)

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