Oglger6118

Pelargonium

Denomination: 'Oglger6118'
Trade name: Candy White Parfait
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: 12-7801
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-10-29
Certificate Number: 4927
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2032-10-29

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Raspberry Ice' (Candy White Splash)

Summary: The arrangement of upper petals in relation to the lower petals for 'Oglger6118' is free while it is overlapping for 'Raspberry Ice'. The margin of the upper side of the upper petal of 'Oglger6118' is white with purple red speckling while it is light blue violet with light blue pink speckles for 'Raspberry Ice'. The middle of the upper side of the upper petal of 'Oglger6118' is white with purple red speckling and purple red at the transition to the spot while it is light blue violet with blue pink to light blue pink speckles for 'Raspberry Ice'. The conspicuousness of markings on the upper side of the upper petal of 'Oglger6118' is strong to very strong whereas it is medium for 'Raspberry Ice'. The margin of the upper side of the lower petal of 'Oglger6118' is white while it is light blue violet with light blue pink speckles for 'Raspberry Ice'. The middle of the upper side of the lower petal of 'Oglger6118' is white while it is light blue violet with blue pink to light blue pink speckles for 'Raspberry Ice'. The conspicuousness of markings on the upper side of the lower petal of 'Oglger6118' is strong to very strong whereas it is medium to strong for 'Raspberry Ice'.

Description:

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

LEAF BLADE: shallow depth of sinus, medium undulation of margin, wide open to slightly open base, no variegation, dark green on upper side

PEDUNCLE: medium to 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: single type (mostly), petal number very few, arrangement of upper petals in relation to lower petals is free, cross section in lateral view is concave to flat, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
UPPER PETAL: spatulate, entire margin at apex, margin of upper side is white (RHS NN155C) with purple red (RHS N57B) speckling, middle of upper side is white (RHS NN155C) with purple red (RHS N57B) speckling and purple red (RHS N57B) towards transition to spot, lower side is white (RHS NN155C) with blotches of purple red (RHS N57B), strong to very strong conspicuousness of stripes and purple red (RHS N57A) spot/spots on upper side, largest spot on upper side is large, medium to large white zone at base on upper side
LOWER PETAL: margin and middle of upper side is white (RHS NN155C), lower side is white (RHS NN155C) with purple red (RHS N57C) veins, upper side has strong to very strong conspicuousness of single spot only, largest spot on upper side is small to medium sized, no zone at base on upper side

Origin & Breeding History: 'Oglger6118' was selected in Lompoc, California, USA in August 2005, for its white with hot pink splash flower colour and dark green leaves. Plants will be maintained in the vegetative state and reproduced by vegetative cuttings in Encinitas, California.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Oglger6118' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring 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 'Oglger6118' with reference variety 'Raspberry Ice'

Colour of upper side of upper petal (RHS)

  'Oglger6118' 'Raspberry Ice'
margin- main NN155C 69D
margin- speckles N57B 68D
middle- main NN155C 69D
middle- speckles N57B 68B-D
middle- at transition to spot N57B 68B-D

Colour of upper side of lower petal (RHS)

  'Oglger6118' 'Raspberry Ice'
margin- main NN155C 69D
margin- speckles N/A 68D
middle- main NN155C 69D
middle- speckles N/A 68B-D

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger6118' (left) with reference variety 'Raspberry Ice' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger6118' (left) with reference variety 'Raspberry Ice' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'Oglger6118' (left) with reference variety 'Raspberry Ice' (right)

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