|Botanical Name:||Viburnum plicatum|
Jan-Willem Wezelenburg Boskoop B.V.
Burgemeester Smitweg 59
2391 NE Hazerswoude-Dorp
Jan-Willem Wezelenburg, Jan-Willem Wezelenburg Boskoop B.V., Holland, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'JWW1'
Summary: The intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the pedicel of 'JWW5' is medium to strong whereas the intensity is weak for 'JWW1'. The intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the flower bud of 'JWW5' is very weak whereas there is no anthocyanin colouration of the flower bud of 'JWW1'. The inner side of the sterile flower of 'JWW5' is white with a flush of weak to medium intensity purple whereas the inner side of the sterile flower of 'JWW1' is white only.
PLANT: upright growth habit, angle of lateral branches relative to main axis is 30 to 40 degrees
BRANCH: light grey brown, lenticels present
CURRENT SEASON'S SHOOT: purple brown
PETIOLE: light green to green, medium intensity of purple red anthocyanin colouration
LEAF BLADE: ovate shape, brown green (closest to RHS 137C) upper side, light green lower side, no anthocyanin colouration of upper side, weak concave profile in cross-section, medium to strong serrate margin, acuminate apex, no recurvature of apex, upper side of main vein is light to medium green with very weak intensity of red purple anthocyanin colouration at base
PEDICEL: light green, medium to strong intensity of red purple anthocyanin colouration
INFLORESCENCE: compound umbel type, positioned at axillary locations, erect attitude
FLOWER BUD: yellowish white, very weak intensity of red purple anthocyanin colouration
FERTILE FLOWER: light yellow brown (RHS 158A) inner side
COROLLA LOBE OF FERTILE FLOWER: obovate shape, convex profile in cross-section
STERILE FLOWER: inner side is white (RHS NN155B) with flush of weak to medium intensity purple
COROLLA LOBE OF STERILE FLOWER: ovate shape, straight profile in cross-section
STAMEN: white filament, light yellow anther before and after dehiscence
Origin & Breeding History: 'JWW5' was bred and developed by the breeder, Jan-Willem Wezelenburg, in Hazerswoude-Dorp, Netherlands. It originated from a controlled cross pollination conducted in the late spring of 2009, between the Viburnum plicatum variety 'JWW1', as the female parent, and the Viburnum plicatum variety 'Pink Beauty', as the male parent. From the resulting progeny, 'JWW5' was selected in the late spring of 2011 for its upright plant growth habit, sterile flowers, large and glossy red fruit, and pink flowers. Asexual reproduction of 'JWW5' was first conducted by softwood cuttings in June 2011, in Hazerswoude-Dorp, Netherlands.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'JWW5' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2013/2682, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, in Angers, France. The trial was conducted by the Naktuinbouw Variety Center, in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands, in 2014.
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