|Trade name:||Violet Flame|
|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:||2011-09-06|
|Date rights surrendered:||2016-09-06|
Variety used for comparison: 'Barthirtyone' (Velvet Flame)
Summary: The leaf blades of 'Barsixtyone' are larger than those of 'Barthirtyone'. The inflorescence of 'Barsixtyone' have many flower while those of 'Barthirtyone' have a medium number of flowers. The upper side of the corolla lobes of 'Barsixtyone' are violet with no eye while those of 'Barthirtyone' are purple with an eye.
STEM: medium thickness, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration
LEAF BLADE: moderately elongated, broadest part in middle, acuminate to acute apex, no variegation, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on upper side
INFLORESCENCE: many flowers
CALYX: medium length, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: perianth present
COROLLA LOBE: medium length, medium width, obdeltate, violet (RHS N82C) on upper side, no eye
COROLLA TUBE: medium length, small diameter just below lobes
Origin & Breeding History: 'Barsixtyone' was discovered as a seedling by Bartels Breeding B.V. in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands in 2006. The parents of 'Barsixtyone' are the breeding references 02.44.11.02p, as the female parent and 01.44.04.01, as the male parent. The new phlox variety was selected based on its growth type and suitability for potting production.
Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Barsixtyone' were conducted at Genesis Plant Propagation Ltd. in Langley, British Columbia, Canada in the summer of 2010. The trial consisted of 25 plants per variety grown in 15 cm pots outdoors. The plants were grown in a grid pattern and spaced 30-40 cm apart. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'Barsixtyone' with reference variety 'Barthirtyone'
Leaf blade length (cm)
Leaf blade width (cm)
Colour of corolla (RHS)
|main||N82C||N74A with fading towards base|
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