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VEAZ0011

Verbena

Denomination: 'VEAZ0011'
Trade name: Candy Cane Red
Botanical Name: Glandularia ×hybrida
Applicant/Holder: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Schwarzwaldallee 215
Basel
4058
Switzerland
Breeder: Mitchell Hanes, Syngenta Flowers, Inc., Gilroy, United States of America
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Canada
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2011-06-10
Application Number: 11-7314
Grant of Rights Date: 2013-09-24
Certificate Number: 4636
Date rights surrendered: 2017-09-24

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Estrella Voodoo Star'

Summary: The plant of 'VEAZ0011' has absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on the middle third of actively growing stems while the plant of 'Estrella Voodoo Star' has medium anthocyanin. The corolla lobes of 'VEAZ0011' are mostly free while the corolla lobes of 'Estrella Voodoo Star' are touching. The main colour on the upper side of the corolla of 'VEAZ0011' is white while the main colour on the corolla of 'Estrella Voodoo Star' is red. The secondary colour on the upper side of the corolla of 'VEAZ0011' is red with purple red towards the base while the secondary colour on the corolla of 'Estrella Voodoo Star' is light red pink.

Description:

PLANT: semi upright to creeping growth habit, absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration on middle third of actively growing stem

LEAF: ovate, leaf blade not divided, margin dentate, upper side dark green with absent to very weak anthocyanin colouration

FLOWER: broad ovate shape in profile
CALYX: no anthocyanin colouration
COROLLA TUBE: hairs white and purple at tip
COROLLA: corolla lobes free, corolla lobe incurved to straight along longitudinal axis, margin with weak undulation, upper side with two colours in a star shaped pattern, main colour white (RHS NN155C), secondary colour red (RHS 45B) in broad strip along margins with purple red (RHS N57B-C) towards base, colour does not change with age
COROLLA EYE: very small, green yellow.

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'VEAZ0011' originated from a sport mutation discovered in Gilroy, California, USA, in August 2008. The mutation was discovered on a branch of the commercial variety 'Lan Reda07'. The variety was selected based on flower colour.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'VEAZ0011' were conducted in a polyhouse during the spring of 2012 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference varieties. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 15 cm pots on May 2, 2012. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants of each variety on June 7, 2012. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.


Comparison table for 'VEAZ0011' with reference variety 'Estrella Voodoo Star'

colour of upper side of corolla (RHS)

  'VEAZ0011' 'Estrella Voodoo Star'
main NN155C 45B-C
secondary 45B at margin, N57B-C towards base 36C-D

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Verbena: 'VEAZ0011' (left) with reference variety 'Estrella Voodoo Star' (right)

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Verbena: 'VEAZ0011' (left) with reference variety 'Estrella Voodoo Star' (right)

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