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Denomination: 'Zalsalie'
Trade name: Amelie
Botanical Name: Alstroemeria
Applicant/Holder: Van Zanten Plants B.V.
P.O. 265
1430 AG
Breeder: Aart van Voorst, Van Zanten Plants B.V., Rijsenhout, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: Westcan Greenhouses Limited
2527 210'th Street
Langley, British Columbia
V2Z 2A9
Tel: 604-530-9298
Application Date: 2011-02-04
Application Number: 11-7171
Grant of Rights Date: 2013-11-14
Certificate Number: 4648
Date rights surrendered: 2015-11-04

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Zalsacrea'

Summary: The outer tepal of 'Zalsalie' has no large or very large stripes on the upper side whereas 'Zalsacrea' has large or very large stripes present. The main colour of the striped zone on the upper side of the inner lateral tepal is yellow for both varieties, however, 'Zalsalie' has a smaller yellow zone than 'Zalsacrea'. The stripes on the inner lateral tepal of 'Zalsalie' are short to medium in length and narrow to medium in width while the stripes on the inner lateral tepal of 'Zalsacrea' are long and broad.


PLANT: medium to tall
STEM: medium to thick

LEAF: long, medium to broad

INFLORESCENCE: many medium length umbel branches
FLOWER: medium to long pedicel, main colour is red, medium to large
OUTER TEPAL: broad elliptic to broad obovate, medium depth emargination, main colour of central, top and lateral zones is red (between RHS 45B and 45C), main colour of basal zone is light red pink (RHS 37C) on a yellow background, very small or small stripes on marginal part of lateral zone are absent on upper side, large or very large stripes on upper side (excluding marginal zone) are absent
INNER TEPAL: obovate
INNER LATERAL TEPAL: large to very large striped zone on upper side, main colour of striped zone on upper side is yellow (RHS 7A) and somewhat less intense towards the margin, medium number of stripes on upper side, longest stripes on upper side short to medium in length, widest stripes on upper side narrow to medium in width
INNER MEDIAN TEPAL: fewer stripes compared to inner lateral tepal
STAMEN: dark pink red filament with no small spots, reddish to dark brown red anther just before the start of dehiscence
OVARY: medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'Zalsalie' originated from a cross made at Rijsenhout, Netherlands. The female parent was a proprietary selection designated 1748-1 and the male parent was a proprietary selection designated 90141-2. A single plant was selected from the cross in August 2005, based on flower colour and flower form.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Zalsalie' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2010/0845, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw, Netherlands, in 2011. Colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Alstroemeria: 'Zalsalie'

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