Anbluim

Angelonia

Denomination: 'Anbluim'
Trade name: Angelface Blue Improved
Botanical Name: Angelonia
Applicant/Holder: Elsner pac Jungpflanzen GbR
Kipsdorfer Strabe 146
D-01279
Dresden
Germany
Breeder: Martin Geibel, Elsner pac Jungpflanzen GbR, Dresden, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-631-6241
Application Date: 2010-07-07
Application Number: 10-7026
Grant of Rights Date: 2012-08-23
Certificate Number: 4379
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2030-08-23

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Car Purr09' (Carita Purple 09)

Summary: The shoots of 'Anbluim' are longer than those of 'Car Purr09'. The leaves of 'Anbluim' are longer and wider than those of 'Car Purr09'. The flowers of 'Anbluim' are longer and wider than those of 'Car Purr09'. The flower chamber of 'Anbluim' is wider than that of 'Car Purr09'. 'Anbluim' has a white nectary bulge while it is violet in 'Car Purr09'.

Description:

PLANT: upright growth habit
SHOOT: anthocyanin colouration below the inflorescence ranging from weak to medium

LEAF: dark green on upper side, strong glossiness on upper side

COROLLA LOBES: medium to strong reflexing, no stripes
UPPER LIP OF COROLLA: closest to dark violet (RHS 83B) on inner side
LOWER LIP OF COROLLA: dark violet (RHS 83B) on inner side, medium undulation of margin
FLOWER CHAMBER: broader than long, purple red markings on inner side, markings medium in intensity and medium in density
FLOWER POUCH: yellow green on inner side
NECTARY BULGE: white

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'Anbluim' originated from an open pollinated cross conducted by the breeder, Martin Geibel, in Dresden, Germany in 2007. The cross was between an unnamed female propriety seedling and pollen from an unknown male propriety seedling. The new variety was selected in 2008 based on flower size, branching characteristics, leaf colour, and early flowering.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'Anbluim' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2011 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 15 plants each of the candidate and reference varieties. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 11.5 cm pots on April 27, 2011. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on June 14, 2011. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison tables for 'Anbluim' with reference variety 'Car Purr09'

Shoot length (cm)

  'Anbluim' 'Car Purr09'
mean 42.7 33.1
std. deviation 2.59 1.64

Leaf length (cm)

  'Anbluim' 'Car Purr09'
mean 8.5 5.8
std. deviation 0.60 0.22

Leaf width (cm)

  'Anbluim' 'Car Purr09'
mean 2.0 1.4
std. deviation 0.24 0.20

Flower length (cm)

  'Anbluim' 'Car Purr09'
mean 3.3 2.9
std. deviation 0.21 0.28

Flower width (cm)

  'Anbluim' 'Car Purr09'
mean 3.0 2.5
std. deviation 0.20 0.11

Flower chamber width (mm)

  'Anbluim' 'Car Purr09'
mean 9.7 8.0
std. deviation 0.67 0.67

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Angelonia: 'Anbluim' (left) with the reference variety 'Car Purr09' (right)

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Angelonia: 'Anbluim' (left) with the reference variety 'Car Purr09' (right)

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Angelonia: 'Anbluim' (left) with the reference variety 'Car Purr09' (right)

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