KLEVP12449

Verbena

Denomination: 'KLEVP12449'
Trade name: Aztec Violet Wink
Botanical Name: Glandularia ×hybrida
Applicant/Holder: Klemm, Nils
Hanfäcker 10
70378
Stuttgart
Germany
Breeder: Ruijun Li, North Parramatta, Australia
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2012-02-06
Application Number: 12-7511
Grant of Rights Date: 2015-06-30
Certificate Number: 5064
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2035-06-30

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'KLEVP12442' (Lascar Big Eye Purple)

Summary: The curvature of the longitudinal axis of the corolla lobe is incurved for 'KLEVP12449' while the corolla lobe is straight for 'KLEVP12442'. When the corolla is newly open, the colour on the inner side is violet on the upper lobes and lighter violet on the lower lobes of 'KLEVP12449' while it is uniformly violet on all lobes for 'KLEVP12442'. When the corolla is fully open, the colour on the inner side is violet on the upper lobes and lighter violet on the lower lobes for 'KLEVP12449' while it is lighter violet on the upper lobes and more lighter violet on the lower lobes for 'KLEVP12442'. When the corolla is fully open or faded, the difference in colour between the upper and lower lobes on the inner side of the corolla is more pronounced for 'KLEVP12449' than it is for 'KLEVP12442'.

Description:

PLANT: semi-upright growth habit
STEM: absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration

LEAF BLADE: ovate shape, no divisions, dentate margin incisions, medium green on upper side, no anthocyanin colouration on upper side

INFLORESCENCE: broad ovate shape in profile view
CALYX: no anthocyanin colouration
COROLLA: arrangement of lobes is touching
COROLLA (INNER SIDE): one colour, even colour pattern, violet (RHS N81A) on upper lobes and lighter violet (RHS N82A) with lighter violet (RHS N81B) tones on lower lobes when newly open, violet (closest to RHS N81A) on upper lobes and lighter violet (RHS N82A-B) on lower lobes when fully open, violet (RHS N81B) on upper lobes and lighter violet (RHS N82B) with lighter violet (RHS N81B-C) tones when faded, change of colour is weakly fading with age
COROLLA LOBE: incurved along longitudinal axis, weak undulation of margin
COROLLA EYE: very large, white
COROLLA TUBE: tip of protruding hairs is white

Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEVP12449' was bred and developed by the breeder, Ruijun Li, an employee of NuFlora International Pty. Ltd. at the University of Sydney, Cobbitty in Camden, New South Wales, Australia. It originated from a controlled cross pollination conducted in April 2008 between the proprietary varieties '1 S 112' as the female parent and 'V 842' as the male parent. In January 2009, in Cobbitty, seedlings obtained from this cross were selected based on their flower colour and plant growth habit, and further evaluated from January to May 2009 in greenhouse trials to assess flowering time and flower colour. In May 2011, in Stuttgart, Germany, 'KLEVP12449' was selected for commercialization.

Tests & Trials: The comparative trial of 'KLEVP12449' was conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2014 at BioFlora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. It included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings which were transplanted into 15.2 cm shallow pots on April 23, 2014. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants or parts of plants of each variety on June 4, 2014. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'KLEVP12449' with reference variety 'KLEVP12442'

Colour on inner side of newly open corolla (RHS)

  'KLEVP12449' 'KLEVP12442'
upper lobes N81A N81A
lower lobes N82A with N81B tones N81A

Colour on inner side of fully open corolla (RHS)

  'KLEVP12449' 'KLEVP12442'
upper lobes N81A N81A-B
lower lobes N82A-B N81B

Colour on inner side of faded corolla (RHS)

  'KLEVP12449' 'KLEVP12442'
upper lobes N81B N81B
lower lobes N82B with N81B-C tones N81C with N82B tones

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Verbena: 'KLEVP12449' (left) with reference variety 'KLEVP12442' (right)

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Verbena: 'KLEVP12449' (left) with reference variety 'KLEVP12442' (right)

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Verbena: 'KLEVP12449' (left) with reference variety 'KLEVP12442' (right)

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