OGLGER9023

Pelargonium

Denomination: 'OGLGER9023'
Trade name: Patriot Papaya
Botanical Name: Pelargonium ×hortorum
Applicant/Holder: Dummen Group B.V.
P.O. Box 26
Coldenhovelaan 6, 2678 PS
De Lier
Netherlands
Breeder: Eveline Barends, Dummen Group B.V., 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: 2013-11-13
Application Number: 13-8147
Grant of Rights Date: 2016-12-09
Certificate Number: 5394
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2036-12-09

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Americana Cherry Rose'

Summary: The leaf blade margin of 'OGLGER9023' is medium to strongly undulated while that of 'Americana Cherry Rose' is weakly undulated. The base of the leaf blade of 'OGLGER9023' is closed to partly overlapping while that of 'Americana Cherry Rose' is slightly open to closed. The peduncle of the inflorescence of 'OGLGER9023' is longer than that of 'Americana Cherry Rose'. The longest pedicel on the inflorescence of 'OGLGER9023' is shorter than that of 'Americana Cherry Rose'. The upper third of the pedicel of 'OGLGER9023' has a weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration whereas that of 'Americana Cherry Rose' has a medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration.

Description:

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

LEAF BLADE: medium depth of sinus, closed to partly overlapping base, medium to strong undulation of margin
LEAF BLADE (UPPER SIDE): medium green, no variegation
LEAF ZONE: absent or very weak conspicuousness, located towards base, small

PEDUNCLE: weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on middle third
PEDICEL: weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on upper third, no swelling
FLOWER: semi-double type, few petals, concave in cross-section in lateral view, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
UPPER PETAL: spatulate shape, entire margin at apex, margin and middle of inner side are purple red (RHS N57A) with dark pink red (RHS 52A) tones, outer side is red pink (RHS 52B-C) with more orange coloured red pink (RHS 43C) tones, medium sized orange red zone at base on inner side
LOWER PETAL: margin of inner side is purple red (RHS N57A), middle of inner side is purple red (RHS N57B), outer side is mainly purple red (RHS 55A) with dark pink red to red pink (RHS 52A-B) veins and tones, weak conspicuousness of marking, stripes and spot/spots present on inner side, largest spot is medium sized, small white zone at base on inner side
INNER PETAL: middle of inner side is purple red (RHS N57A) with dark pink red (RHS 52A) tones
SEPAL: absent or weak reflexing, absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration in middle of broadest sepal

Origin & Breeding History: 'OGLGER9023' originated from a controlled cross conducted in Encinitas, California, USA by the breeder, Eveline Barends of De Lier, the Netherlands. This new variety was selected in August 2008 based on its flower colour, vigorous growth and leaf colour. Asexual reproduction of 'OGLGER9023' was first conducted by cuttings in February 2009 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA.

Tests & Trials: The comparative trial of 'OGLGER9023' was conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2015 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 pots on April 8, 2015. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants, or parts of plants, of each variety on June 3, 2015. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'OGLGER9023' with reference variety 'Americana Cherry Rose'

Peduncle length (cm)

  'OGLGER9023' 'Americana Cherry Rose'
mean 24.8 15.8
std. deviation 2.44 1.18

Longest pedicel length (cm)

  'OGLGER9023' 'Americana Cherry Rose'
mean 2.8 3.6
std. deviation 0.46 0.25

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Pelargonium: 'OGLGER9023' (left) with reference variety 'Americana Cherry Rose' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'OGLGER9023' (left) with reference variety 'Americana Cherry Rose' (right)

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Pelargonium: 'OGLGER9023' (left) with reference variety 'Americana Cherry Rose' (right)

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