|Trade name:||Little Lizzy Cherry Butterfly|
|Botanical Name:||Impatiens walleriana|
John Bodger and Sons Company
1800 North Tyler Avenue
South Elmonte, California
United States of America
Kim Bodger, John Bodger and Sons Company, South Elmonte, United States of America
|Agent in Canada:||
Variety Rights Management
475 County Road 18
Oxford Station, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'Fify Blushpink Two'
Summary: 'Bodlizchbut' has a lighter blue pink flower colour than 'Fify Blushpink Two'. The eye zone of 'Bodlizchbut' is larger and more pronounced than in 'Fify Blushpink Two'. 'Bodlizchbut' has a stronger curvature of the spur than 'Fify Blushpink Two'.
PLANT: absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of the shoot
LEAF: no variegation, medium green, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side, only green between the veins on the lower side, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the veins and midrib of the lower side, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the upper side of the petiole, short petiole
FLOWER: single type, blue pink (RHS 56A) colour on the upper side, blue pink (RHS 56D) colour on lower side, medium to large pink red eye zone, very shallow to shallow incision on lower petal, narrow to medium width of upper petal, narrow to medium width of lateral petal, medium length lower petal, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of the pedicel, absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration of the flower spur, strong curvature of the spur
Origin & Breeding History: 'Bodlizchbut' was developed from an impatiens breeding program conducted at John Bodger & Sons Co., Lompoc, California, USA. The original cross took place in the fall of 1999 between 'Firefly Orange' and 'Tempo Orchid'. The F1 population was sown in February 2000 where a single plant was selected and self pollinated. The F2 seed were sown in July 2000 where a single plant selection was made and was vegetatively propagated. Selection criteria included small flowers, compact and well branched growth habit, and attractive flower colour.
Tests & Trials: Trials were conducted in the summer of 2006, in Oxford Station, Ontario. Trials consisted of 15 plants of each variety individually grown in 10cm pots in a poly house. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety.
Comparison table for 'Bodlizchbut' with reference variety 'Fify Blushpink Two'
Flower colour (RHS)
|'Bodlizchbut'||'Fify Blushpink Two'|
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