|Botanical Name:||Phlox paniculata|
Bartels Stek B.V.
P.O. Box 26
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:||2014-11-17|
Varieties used for comparison: 'Bareleven' and 'Barten'
Summary: Barthirtyfour' has a narrower upright growth habit than the reference varieties. The plant height of 'Barthirtyfour' is taller than the reference varieties. 'Barthirtyfour' has a longer, wider leaf than the reference varieties. The leaf colour of 'Barthirtyfour' is medium green while it is dark green in 'Barten'. 'Barthirtyfour' has a narrower cyme than that of 'Barten'. 'Barthirtyfour' has more florets than 'Barten' but fewer than 'Bareleven'. The main flower colour of 'Barthirtyfour' is blue pink while it is a lighter blue pink in 'Bareleven' and violet in 'Barten'.
PLANT: perennial, narrow upright growth habit, begins flowering in midseason
LEAF: lanceolate shape, no glandular stickiness, very sparse to no pubescence on upper and lower side, medium green
CYME: domed shape, single
FLORET: round shape, bi colour, blue pink with purple red around the eye zone on the upper side, blue pink on lower side
Origin & Breeding History: 'Barthirtyfour' was discovered in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands in 1995 by seedling selection as a product of a planned breeding program. The cross of female parent 94.8 with the male parent variety 'Starfire' 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 'Barthirtyfour' with reference varieties 'Bareleven' and 'Barten'
Plant height (cm)
Leaf length (cm)
Leaf width (cm)
Number of florets (count)
Cyme diameter (cm)
Petal colour (RHS)
|upper side apical zone||73A||62A||N81B|
|upper side basal zone||N66A||67B||155D|
|lower side apical zone||73A||65B||155D|
|lower side basal zone||73A||65C||N81D|
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