|Botanical Name:||Phlox paniculata|
Bartels Breeding B.V.
G.B.H. Bartels, Bartels Breeding B.V., Aalsmeer, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
Genesis Plant Propagation Ltd.
24245 48th Avenue
Langley, British Columbia
|Grant of Rights Date:||2007-11-22|
|Date rights surrendered:||2013-11-22|
Varieties used for comparison: 'Barfourteen' and 'Barten'
Summary: 'Barthirtyone' has a narrower growth habit than that of 'Barten'. The plant height of 'Barthirtyone' is slightly shorter than that of 'Barfourteen'. 'Barthirtyone' has a narrower plant than the reference varieties. The leaf of 'Barthirtyone' is shorter than the reference varieties. 'Barthirtyone' has a slightly narrower leaf than that of 'Barten'. The leaf of 'Barthirtyone' has a oblanceolate shape while it is linear-subulate in 'Barfourteen' and lanceolate in 'Barten'. 'Barthirtyone' has a shorter cyme than the reference varieties. The cyme of 'Barthirtyone' is narrower than that of 'Barten'. The main flower colour of 'Barthirtyone' is purple while it is violet in the reference varieties.
PLANT: perennial, narrow upright growth habit, begins flowering in midseason
LEAF: oblanceolate shape, no glandular stickiness, very sparse to no pubescence on upper and lower side, dark green
CYME: domed shape, single
FLORET: round shape, one colour, purple on the upper side, blue pink on lower side
Origin & Breeding History: 'Barthirtyone' was discovered in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands in 1995 by seedling selection as a product of a planned breeding program. The cross of female parent 93.44.05.05 with the male parent 94.05 took place in 1994. Selection criteria included dwarf growth habit and suitability for potting production.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted during the summer of 2006 in Langley, British Columbia. Trials consisted of 25 plants of each variety individually grown in 1 gallon pots outdoors. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety. Colour determinations were done using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'Barthirtyone' with reference varieties 'Barfourteen' and 'Barten'
Plant height (cm)
Plant width (cm)
Leaf length (cm)
Leaf width (cm)
Cyme length (cm)
Cyme diameter (cm)
Petal colour (RHS)
|upper side apical zone||N74A||N80A||N81B|
|upper side basal zone||N74A||N74A||155D|
|lower side apical zone||N80A||N88D||155D|
|lower side basal zone||N80B||N88D||N81D|
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