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Don Frederico


Denomination: 'Don Frederico'
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana
Applicant/Holder: Knaap Licenties B.V.
Lange Broekweg 84
2671 DW
Breeder: Leonardus Johannes Maria van der Knaap, Knaap Licenties B.V., Naaldwijk, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2005-09-23
Application Number: 05-5060
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-03-07
Certificate Number: 3175
Date rights surrendered: 2020-03-07

Variety Description


PLANT: medium height, broad width, medium number of flowering shoots

LEAF: medium to long, medium to broad width, ovate, medium green on upper side, light to medium green on lower side, very weak or no anthocyanin colouration, concave to flat cross-section, no twisting of longitudinal axis, medium to thick
LEAF MARGINS: bicrenate, medium depth incisions
LEAF APEX: acute, straight attitude

FLOWERING SHOOT: medium number of lateral shoots of first order, early to mid-season flowering time, many flowers of highest pleiochasium, highest pleiochasium broad to very broad
FLOWER: double, small to medium diameter
COROLLA LOBES: short to medium length, narrow to medium width, light yellow (RHS 10A) upper side, light yellow (RHS 9D) lower side

ANTHERS: not prominent

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'Don Frederico' was developed by the breeder, an employee of Knaap Licenties B.V., Naaldwijk, The Netherlands. A controlled cross was conducted on June 30, 2003, between the female parent designated as 2000033, and the male parent designated as 20000335-1. The new variety was selected in July 2004, based on criteria for multiple petals, yellow flower colour, growth habit and post-production longevity.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Don Frederico' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2004/1676, grant of rights number 16904, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2005. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) colour chart.

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Don Frederico
Kalanchoë: 'Don Frederico'

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