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SAXZ0013

Saxifrage

Denomination: 'SAXZ0013'
Botanical Name: Saxifraga ×arendsii
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Participations AG
Rosentalstrasse 67
P.O. Box CH-4058
Basel
Switzerland
Breeder: Har Stemkens, Syngenta Seeds B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2017-04-03
Provisional Protection:: 2017-04-03
Application Number: 17-9166

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Saxony Red'

Summary: The anthocyanin colouration of the flowering stem of 'SAXZ0013' is of medium intensity whereas it is of strong intensity for 'Saxony Red'. The flower diameter of 'SAXZ0013' is medium sized while it is small for 'Saxony Red'. The petal of the flower of 'SAXZ0013' has a medium degree of undulation while that of 'Saxony Red' has weak undulation.

Description:

PLANT FOLIAGE: short to medium height, broad, small height to width ratio, medium density

LEAF BLADE: medium length, narrow to medium width, small length to width ratio, very deep lobing, uppermost lobe is half the length of total leaf, medium density of hairs at base, medium green on upper side, no variegation

FLOWERING STEM: very short, very small to small ratio of flowering stem length to plant foliage height, very few to few flowers, medium density hairs, medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration
FLOWER: medium diameter
PETAL: short and medium length, narrow, small length to width ratio, arrangement is moderately overlapping, medium degree of undulation, straight along longitudinal axis, rounded apex, inner side is dark purple red (much darker than RHS 53A) at time of flower opening, inner side is dark purple red (slightly pinker than RHS 60B) when mature, no secondary colour, dark purple red (RHS 60B) veins, very weak conspicuousness of veins, medium colour change with age

Origin & Breeding History: 'SAXZ0013' orginated from an open pollinated cross conducted by the breeder, Har Stemkens, in Enkhuizen, Netherlands in April 2008. The cross was made between the proprietary variety designated as 'SX015' (female parent) and pollen from an unknown male parent. The resultant seed was sown in a greenhouse in August 2008. In March 2009, a single plant was selected from the progeny based on flower colour, number of flowers and flowering time.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'SAXZ0013' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2015/1164, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office in Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany in Cambridge, United Kingdom in 2016. Colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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SAXZ0013
Saxifrage: 'SAXZ0013'

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SAXZ0013
Saxifrage: 'SAXZ0013'

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