|Trade name:||Ipanema Lilac|
|Botanical Name:||Glandularia ×hybrida|
Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Henricus G.W. Stemkens, Syngenta Seeds B.V., Enkhuizen, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Variety used for comparison: 'Sunmaref TP-P' (Tapien Pink)
Summary: 'Iplilena' has a wider plant with weaker anthocyanin colouration of the stems than 'Sunmaref TP-P'. The calyx of 'Iplilena' has anthocyanin colouration on the upper part while it is over the entire calyx in 'Sunmaref TP-P'. 'Iplilena' has a slightly larger corolla diameter than 'Sunmaref TP-P'. The main colour of the upper side of the corolla of 'Iplilena' is a darker violet than 'Sunmaref TP-P'. 'Iplilena' has a violet ring around the eye zone while it is purple in 'Sunmaref TP-P'.
PLANT: creeping growth habit, wide width
STEM: light green, weak anthocyanin colouration on middle third
LEAF BLADE: short to medium length, medium to wide width, deltoid shape, cuneate to truncate base, dissected, serrate margin, medium green on upper side, no anthocyanin colouration on upper side
PETIOLE: short to medium length
INFLORESCENCE: very small diameter, broad ovate in profile
CALYX: anthocyanin colouration on upper part
COROLLA: small to medium diameter, two colours, shaded colour pattern, lighter colour towards apex of corolla lobes, violet on upper side strongly fading with age with a slightly darker violet colour around eye zone, light blue violet (RHS 76A) on lower side
COROLLA LOBES: free, straight along longitudinal axis, weak undulation of margin
COROLLA TUBE: very short to short, tip of protruding hairs is white
COROLLA EYE: small to medium diameter, light pink
Origin & Breeding History: 'Iplilena' originated from a self pollination of 'A0961-1' conducted during August 1999 at Enkhuizen, The Netherlands. The initial selection was made in May 2000 based on the selection criteria of early flowering time, plant form, and sterility.
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 'Iplilena' with reference variety 'Sunmaref TP-P'
Plant width (cm)
Corolla diameter (mm)
Main corolla colours (RHS)
|upper side||N81B-C||75A with streaks of 68B|
|ring around eye||N78A||N74A|
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Verbena: 'Iplilena' (left) with reference variety 'Sunmaref TP-P' (right)
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