Oglger20051

Pelargonium

Denomination: 'Oglger20051'
Trade name: Salmon Frills
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: 12-7800
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-10-29
Certificate Number: 4926
Date rights surrendered: 2016-10-18

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Paclai' (Patriot Salmon Chic)

Summary: The peduncle of 'Oglger20051' is longer than that of 'Paclai'. The largest floret within the inflorescence of 'Oglger20051' is larger than that of 'Paclai'. The lower side of the upper petal of 'Oglger20051' is white with red pink veins at the base whereas for 'Paclai' it is red pink and white. The margin of the upper side of the lower petal is white for 'Oglger20051' while it is white with shades and speckles of red pink for 'Paclai'.

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 base, no variegation, medium green with strong conspicuousness of very large zone on upper side, zone is positioned towards margin

PEDUNCLE: weak anthocyanin colouration of middle third
PEDICEL: medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration of upper third, no swelling
SEPAL: moderate reflexing, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration in the middle of the broadest sepal
FLOWER: double type, petal number ranging from 7 to 10, cross section in lateral view is concave to flat, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
UPPER PETAL: round and spatulate, entire margin at apex, margin of upper side is white (RHS NN155C) with shades and speckles of red pink (more pink than RHS 43D), middle of upper side is red pink (more pink than RHS 43C), lower side is white (RHS NN155C) with red pink (RHS 43D) veins at base, weak conspicuousness of stripes only on upper side, very small white zone at base on upper side
LOWER PETAL: margin of upper side is white (RHS NN155C), middle of upper side is red pink (RHS 43C-D) and white (RHS NN155C), lower side is white (RHS NN155C), absent or very weak conspicuousness of markings on upper side, small white zone at base
INNER PETAL: middle of upper side is red pink (RHS 43C-D) and white (RHS NN155C)

Origin & Breeding History: 'Oglger20051' was selected in Encinitas, California, USA in August 2009, for its light salmon with white edge flower colour and vigorous growth habit. Plants will be maintained in the vegetative state and reproduced by vegetative cuttings in Encinitas, California.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Oglger20051' 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 21, 2013. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'Oglger20051' with reference variety 'Paclai'

Peduncle length (cm)

  'Oglger20051' 'Paclai'
mean 16.2 14.3
std. deviation 1.08 0.86

Length of largest flower (cm)

  'Oglger20051' 'Paclai'
mean 5.8 5.2
std. deviation 0.13 0.14

Width of largest flower (cm)

  'Oglger20051' 'Paclai'
mean 5.5 5.0
std. deviation 0.19 0.07

Colour of upper petal (RHS)

  'Oglger20051' 'Paclai'
lower side NN155C with 43D veins at base 43D and NN155C

Colour of lower petal (RHS)

  'Oglger20051' 'Paclai'
margin NN155C NN155C with shades and speckles of 43C-D

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger20051' (left) with reference variety 'Paclai' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger20051' (left) with reference variety 'Paclai' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger20051' (left) with reference variety 'Paclai' (right)

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