|Botanical Name:||Pelargonium ×hortorum|
Martin Glawe, Stuttgart, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'KLEP04131'
Summary: The stem of 'KLEPZ11229' has absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration while that of 'KLEP04131' has medium anthocyanin colouration. The inflorescence of 'KLEPZ11229' has few to a medium number of open flowers while that of 'KLEP04131' has medium to many. The longest pedicel is short to medium for 'KLEPZ11229' whereas it is medium to long for 'KLEP04131'. The middle of the broadest sepal of 'KLEPZ11229' has weak anthocyanin colouration while that of 'KLEP04131' has medium anthocyanin colouration. The margin and middle of the upper side of the lower petal of 'KLEPZ11229' is darker violet than that of 'KLEP04131'. The middle of the upper side of the inner petal of 'KLEPZ11229' is darker violet than that of 'KLEP04131'.
PLANT: upright growth habit, medium height of foliage, narrow to medium width
STEM: green, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration
LEAF BLADE: medium length, narrow to medium width, shallow to medium depth of sinuses, weak undulation of margin, closed base, no variegation, dark green on upper side
LEAF ZONE: absent or very weak conspicuousness
PEDUNCLE: medium length, strong anthocyanin colouration of middle third
INFLORESCENCE: short to medium length, narrow, few to medium number of open flowers, largest flower is medium to long and medium to broad
PEDICEL: short to medium length of longest pedicel, medium anthocyanin colouration of upper third, no swelling
FLOWER: double type, few to medium number of petals, cross section in lateral view is flat, no irregularly distributed stripes or blotches
SEPAL: absent or weak reflexing, weak anthocyanin colouration in middle of broadest sepal
UPPER PETAL: broad to very broad, spatulate shape, entire margin at apex, upper side has violet (RHS N78C) margin and middle, lower side is violet (RHS 77D), very weak to weak conspicuousness of stripes, small to medium sized white zone at base
LOWER PETAL: upper side has violet (RHS N78B) margin and middle, lower side is violet (RHS N78C), absent or very weak conspicuousness of markings, no zone at base
INNER PETAL: middle of upper side is violet (RHS N78B)
Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEPZ11229' originated from a cross-pollination conducted between the female parent 'PBW 1010' and the male parent 'Violino' in June 2004 by Martin Glawe in Stuttgart, Germany. Seedlings were selected in July 2005 based on dark foliage colour, good cutting production and flower colour. A single seedling was selected for commercialization in April 2010.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'KLEPZ11229' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number PEL 2511, purchased from the Bundessortenamt, Hannover, Germany where the trials were conducted in 2012. Colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'KLEPZ11229' with reference variety 'KLEP04131'
Colour of upper side of lower petal (RHS)
Colour of upper side of inner petal (RHS)
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