Bondre 11100

Strawflower / Paper Daisy

Denomination: 'Bondre 11100'
Trade name: Dreamtime Jumbo Red
Botanical Name: Xerochrysum bracteatum
Applicant/Holder: Bonza Botanicals Pty., Ltd.
244 Singles Ridge Road
Yellow Rock, New South Wales
Breeder: Shaun Rebello, Blair Athol, Australia
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2014-01-17
Application Number: 14-8167
Grant of Rights Date: 2016-09-07
Certificate Number: 5324
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2036-09-07

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Helica Dark Red'

Summary: The pubescence on the stem of 'Bondre 11100' is strong whereas it is moderate on 'Helica Dark Red'. The leaves of 'Bondre 11100' are narrower than those of 'Helica Dark Red'. The predominant position of the flower heads of 'Bondre 11100' is high above the foliage whereas that of 'Helica Dark Red' is level with or just above the foliage. The flower head diameter of 'Bondre 11100' is larger than that of 'Helica Dark Red'.


PLANT: erect growth habit, dense
STEM: dense pubescence

LEAF BLADE: broadest part in middle, acute apex, no variegation, medium green on upper side, medium density of pubescence on upper side, very sparse pubescence on lower side, weak to medium undulation of margin

PEDUNCLE: branching present
BUD: pointed apex, brown purple to dark purple red (redder than RHS 187A-B)
FLOWER HEAD: predominantly positioned high above foliage, lower and upper part concave in lateral view
INVOLUCRE: one colour
BRACT: multi-coloured, striations present, weak to medium degree of incurving
UPPER BRACT (INNER SIDE): middle and upper third dark purple red (closest to RHS 46A), lower third white (RHS NN155B) with yellow orange (RHS 13C) and dark purple red striations (RHS 46A)
LOWER BRACT (INNER SIDE): lower third white (RHS 155D), middle third white (RHS 155D) with dark purple red overtones (RHS 187C-D), upper third dark purple red (RHS 187B)
PAPPUS: yellow

Origin & Breeding History: 'Bondre 11100' originated from a controlled pollination conducted in October 2010, in New South Wales, Australia between the female parent, proprietary seedling '10-22' and the male parent, propriety seedling '10-30'. The initial selection of 'Bondre 11100' was made in March 2011. Selection criteria included flower size, flower colour, flower number and overall appearance.

Tests & Trials: The comparative trial for 'Bondre 11100' was conducted in a polyhouse during the summer of 2015 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 20 plants each of the candidate and reference variety. Rooted cuttings were transplanted into 11.5 cm pots on May 11, 2015. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants, or parts of plants, of each variety on June 16, 2015. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'Bondre 11100' with reference variety 'Helica Dark Red'

Leaf blade width (cm)

  'Bondre 11100' 'Helica Dark Red'
mean 0.8 1.4
std. deviation 0.07 0.15

Flower head diameter (cm)

  'Bondre 11100' 'Helica Dark Red'
mean 5.1 4.1
std. deviation 0.16 0.10

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Bondre 11100
Strawflower / Paper Daisy: 'Bondre 11100' (left) with reference variety 'Helica Dark Red' (right)

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Bondre 11100
Strawflower / Paper Daisy: 'Bondre 11100' (left) with reference variety 'Helica Dark Red' (right)

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Bondre 11100
Strawflower / Paper Daisy: 'Bondre 11100' (left) with reference variety 'Helica Dark Red' (right)

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