|Trade name:||Fuego Orange Red|
|Botanical Name:||Glandularia ×hybrida|
Graham Brown, Macquarie Fields, Australia
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Varieties used for comparison: 'Scarlena' (Tukana Scarlet) and 'Sunmarired' (Temari Red)
Summary: 'KLEVP06350' has a shorter plant with a stronger creeping habit than 'Scarlena' and 'Sunmarired'. The plant width of 'KLEVP06350' is wider than the reference varieties. The main colour on the upper side of the corolla of 'KLEVP06350' is slightly more orange than the reference varieties. The lower side of the corolla of 'KLEVP06350' is a lighter red pink than 'Scarlena' and 'Sunmarired'.
PLANT: creeping growth habit, very short height, medium to wide width
STEM: light green, medium to strong anthocyanin colouration on middle third
LEAF BLADE: very short to short, narrow, ovate shape, truncate base, no divisions, dentate to serrate margin, medium green on upper side, no anthocyanin colouration on upper side
PETIOLE: very short to short
INFLORESCENCE: medium to large diameter, broad ovate in profile
CALYX: anthocyanin colouration present on teeth only
COROLLA: medium diameter, one colour, shaded colour pattern, lighter colour towards apex of corolla lobes, red on upper side, no change in colour with age, red pink on lower side
COROLLA LOBES: free to touching, mostly straight along longitudinal axis, medium undulation of margin
COROLLA TUBE: long, tip of protruding hairs is whitish green with a pink spot
COROLLA EYE: absent
Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEVP06350' originated from a controlled pollination made between the seedlings V3 x V4 conducted in the summer of 2003 at Camden, Australia. The initial selection was made in the summer of 2005 based on the selection criteria of growth habit and flower colour. In 2005-2006, the seedlings were evaluated in greenhouse trials and outdoor performance trials in Stuttgart, Germany.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials were conducted in a poly house in the spring of 2008 in St. Thomas, Ontario. There were 15 plants of each variety individually grown in 12 cm plastic pots. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'KLEVP06350' with reference varieties 'Scarlena' and 'Sunmarired'
Plant height (cm)
Plant width (cm)
Main corolla colour (RHS)
|upper side apex||40A||45B||45B|
|upper side base||45B||45A||46B|
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Verbena: 'KLEVP06350' (left) with reference varieties 'Scarlena' (centre) and 'Sunmarired' (right)
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