Van Zanten Plants B.V.
Aart van Voorst, Van Zanten Plants B.V., Rijsenhout, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2012-04-11|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2030-04-11|
STEM: medium thickness
LEAF: medium length, very narrow to narrow
UMBEL: many to very many branches, short branches
FLOWER: medium pedicel length, red main colour, medium size
OUTER TEPAL: broad elliptic to round, shallow emargination, dark purple red (RHS 46A-53A) central zone and top zone, dark purple red (RHS 46A) to red (RHS 46B) lateral zone, dark pink red (RHS 46D) basal zone, no very small or small stipes on marginal part of lateral zone of upper side, no large or very large stripes on upper side
INNER TEPAL: elliptic
INNER LATERAL TEPAL: very large striped zone on upper side, dark purple red (RHS 46A) to red (RHS 46B) striped zone on upper side, medium number of stripes on upper side, long length of longest stripes on upper side, medium to broad width of widest stripes on upper side
INNER MEDIAN TEPAL: no difference in striped pattern compared to inner lateral tepal
FILAMENT: red, no small spots
ANTHER: red brown just before the start of dehiscence
OVARY: medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration
Origin & Breeding History: 'Zalsatal' originated in June 2005 as a seed from the crossing of the female parent variety 537-1 and the male parent variety 20419-10. 'Zalsatal' was developed at Rijsenhout, the Netherlands and was selected for flower colour. The rhizom was divided into 10 parts, from which 10 new plants arose. The propagation of the variety is done by dividing the rhizome in vivo and in vitro.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Zalsatal' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 20090491, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands in 2010. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
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