|Trade name:||Sanguna Blue Vein|
|Botanical Name:||Petunia ×hybrida|
Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Johannes S.N. Oud, Syngenta Seeds B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2009-09-23|
|Date rights surrendered:||2010-08-27|
Variety used for comparison: 'Sunsurfbv' (Surfinia Blue Veined Improved)
Summary: 'Petbluve' has a taller more upright plant with thicker stems than 'Sunsurfbv'. The leaf of 'Petbluve' is wider than 'Sunsurfbv'. 'Petbluve' has a shorter pedicel than 'Sunsurfbv'. The main colour of the upper surface of the corolla lobe of 'Petbluve' is white while it is light blue violet in 'Sunsurfbv'.
PLANT: upright growth habit, tall, medium shoot length, medium stem thickness
LEAF: medium length and width, ovate to elliptic shape, broad acute apex, no variegation, medium green, no blistering, long petiole
SEPAL: short, very narrow, linear, no anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: short pedicel, single type, small to medium diameter, funnelform shape, weak to medium degree of lobing, purple veins
COROLLA LOBE: one colour, white, very strongly conspicuous dark violet (RHS 83B) veins on the upper side, medium to strong undulation of the margin
COROLLA TUBE: medium length, dark violet inner side, weak to medium conspicuousness of veins on the inner side, light grey to light blue coloured anthers before dehiscence
Origin & Breeding History: 'Petbluve' originated from a controlled cross made in July 2001 in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands, between the female parent A0938 and the male parent Y1015. A single plant was selected from the resultant progeny in May 2002 based on growth habit, earliness, flower colour, and stability to become 'Petbluve'.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted in a poly house in the spring of 2008 in St. Thomas, Ontario. There were 15 plants of each variety individually grown in 15 cm plastic pots. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'Petbluve' with reference variety 'Sunsurfbv'
Plant height (cm)
Leaf width (cm)
Pedicel length (cm)
Main colour of corolla (RHS)
|upper side||white||lighter than 84C aging to 76D|
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