|Botanical Name:||Kalanchoe blossfeldiana|
Lange Broekweg 84
Leonardus Johannes Maria van der Knaap, Knaap Licenties B.V., Naaldwijk, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2014-05-23|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2032-05-23|
PLANT: medium to tall height including inflorescence, broad width
LEAF: long, medium width, elliptic, no variegation, medium intensity of green on upper side, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration of upper side, strongly concave to flat in cross section, medium to many incisions of margin, shallow to medium depth of incisions of margin, straight attitude of apex
FLOWERING SHOOT: medium to many flowers of highest pleiochasium, medium to broad width of highest pleiochasium
FLOWER: double, medium to large in diameter
YOUNG FLOWER: colour of upper side of corolla lobes is red pink (RHS 52C)
COROLLA LOBES: many, no rolling of margin, no incisions of margin, apiculate apex
INNER AND OUTER COROLLA LOBE: colour of upper side is blue pink (RHS 68B)
TIME OF BEGINNING OF FLOWERING: mid-season
Origin & Breeding History: 'Don Nando' originated from a controlled cross conducted between the female parent '20051445-001' and the male parent '20061286-001' in 2008 by the breeder, Leonardus Johannes Maria van der Knapp in Naaldwijk, The Netherlands. The new variety was selected in 2008 based on growth habit, good branching, flower colour, petal colour, leaf colour and excellent post-production longevity.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Don Nando' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2010/1837, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany in 2011. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
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Kalanchoë: 'Don Nando'
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