Denomination: 'Barsixtytwo'
Trade name: Coral Flame
Botanical Name: Phlox paniculata
Applicant/Holder: Bartels Stek B.V.
P.O. Box 26
2678 ZG
De Lier
Breeder: G.B.H. Bartels, Bartels Breeding B.V., Aalsmeer, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Genesis Plant Propagation Ltd.
24245 - 48th Avenue
Langley, British Columbia
V2Z 2M4
Tel: 604-514-1799
Application Date: 2010-03-05
Application Number: 10-6879
Grant of Rights Date: 2011-09-06
Certificate Number: 4172
Date rights surrendered: 2016-09-06

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Barthirtysix' (Red Flame)

Summary: The plants of 'Barsixtytwo' are shorter and mature earlier than those of 'Barthirtysix'. The leaf blades of 'Barsixtytwo' are narrower than those of 'Barthirtysix'. 'Barsixtytwo' has a medium number of flowers while 'Barthirtysix' has many flowers. The upper side of the corolla lobes of 'Barsixtytwo' are red while those of 'Barthirtysix are dark pink red.


STEM: medium thickness at middle third, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration

LEAF BLADE: moderately elongated, broadest part at middle, acuminate to acute apex, no variegation, absent or weak anthocyanin colouration

INFLORESCENCE: medium number of flowers
CALYX: medium length, absent or weak anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: perianth present
COROLLA LOBE: medium length, medium width, obdeltate, red (RHS 50A) with purple red (RHS N66B) eye on upper side
COROLLA TUBE: long, small diameter just below lobes

Origin & Breeding History: 'Barsixtytwo' was discovered as a seedling by Bartels Breeding B.V. in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands in 2006. The parents of 'Barsixtytwo' are the breeding references, as the female parent and, as the male parent. The new phlox variety was selected based on its growth type and suitability for potting production.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Barsixtytwo' 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 'Barsixtytwo' with reference variety 'Barthirtysix'

Plant height (cm)

  'Barsixtytwo' 'Barthirtysix'
mean 23.2 53.0
std. deviation 2.0976 3.6224

Leaf blade width (cm)

  'Barsixtytwo' 'Barthirtysix'
mean 2.5 3.5
std. deviation 0.1059 0.2357

Colour of upper side of corolla lobe (RHS)

  'Barsixtytwo' 'Barthirtysix'
main 50A 52A

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Phlox: 'Barsixtytwo'

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Phlox: Reference variety 'Barthirtysix'

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