|Trade name:||Patriot White Improved|
|Botanical Name:||Pelargonium ×hortorum|
Dummen Group B.V.
P.O. Box 26
Coldenhovelaan 6, 2678 PS
Eveline Barends, Dummen Group B.V., De Lier, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2016-12-09|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2036-12-09|
Variety used for comparison: 'Americana White'
Summary: The leaf blade of 'OGLGER20058' is larger than that of 'Americana White'. The leaf blade margin of 'OGLGER20058' is strongly undulated while that of 'Americana White' is of medium undulation. The base of the leaf blade of 'OGLGER20058' is partly overlapping while that of 'Americana White' is slightly open to closed. The largest flower in the inflorescence of 'OGLGER20058' is smaller than that of 'Americana White'. The flower of 'OGLGER20058' is a semi-double type while the flower of 'Americana White' is a single type. The upper petals of 'OGLGER20058' moderately overlap the lower petals while the upper petals of 'Americana White' do not touch the lower petals. In lateral view, the flower of 'OGLGER20058' is concave in cross-section whereas it is flat for 'Americana White'.
PLANT: upright growth habit
STEM: green, absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration
LEAF BLADE: medium depth of sinus, partly overlapping base, strong undulation of margin
LEAF BLADE (UPPER SIDE): medium to dark green, no variegation
LEAF ZONE: weak conspicuousness, located in middle, medium size
PEDUNCLE: absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on middle third
PEDICEL: absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration on upper third, no swelling
FLOWER: semi-double type, upper petals moderately overlapping lower petals, 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 is white (RHS NN155D), outer side is white (RHS NN155C), absent or very weak conspicuousness of marking on inner side, no distinguishable white zone at base on inner side
LOWER PETAL: margin and middle of inner side is white (RHS NN155C), outer side is white (RHS NN155C), absent or very weak conspicuousness of marking on inner side, no distinguishable white zone at base on inner side
INNER PETAL: middle of inner side is white (RHS NN155C)
SEPAL: absent or weak reflexing, absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration in middle of broadest sepal
Origin & Breeding History: 'OGLGER20058' 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 February 2009 based on its flower colour, vigorous plant growth and leaf zone. Asexual reproduction of 'OGLGER20058' was first conducted by cuttings in February 2010 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tests & Trials: The comparative trial of 'OGLGER20058' 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 5, 2015. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'OGLGER20058' with reference variety 'Americana White'
Leaf blade length (cm)
Leaf blade width (cm)
Length of largest flower (cm)
Width of largest flower (cm)
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