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Denomination: 'ANWEDG116'
Trade name: Angelface Wedgewood Blue Imp.
Botanical Name: Angelonia angustifolia
Applicant/Holder: Elsner pac Jungpflanzen GbR
Kipsdorfer Strabe 146
Breeder: Elke Steffen, Elsner pac Jungpflanzen GbR, Erfurt, Germany
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2018-08-17
Provisional Protection:: 2018-08-17
Application Number: 18-9601
Grant of Rights Date: 2020-10-13
Certificate Number: 6282
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2040-10-13

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Angelos Blue n White'

Summary: The leaf of 'ANWEDG116' is longer than the leaf of 'Angelos Blue n White'. The flower chamber of 'ANWEDG116' is broader than it is long, and wider than that of 'Angelos Blue n White', which is equally as long as it is broad. The flower chamber of 'ANWEDG116' has medium intensity purple red markings whereas the chamber of 'Angelos Blue n White' has strong intensity purple red markings. The nectary bulge of 'ANWEDG116' is white while that of 'Angelos Blue n White' is white with a purple protuberance.


PLANT: upright growth habit
SHOOT: absent or very weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration below inflorescence

LEAF (UPPER SIDE): dark green, strong glossiness

COROLLA: absent or weak reflexing of lobes, no stripes
UPPER LIP OF COROLLA: blue violet (RHS 86B-C) on inner side
LOWER LIP OF COROLLA: white (RHS NN155C) on inner side, weak to medium undulation of margin
COROLLA CHAMBER: broader than long, medium intensity of purple red markings on inner side, markings on inner side are of medium density
COROLLA POUCH: yellow green fading to white on inner side

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'ANWEDG116' originated from a cross conducted by the breeder Elke Steffen in Dresden, Germany during the summer of 2014. Both the female and male parents used to conduct the cross were unknown proprietary seedlings. 'ANWEDG116' was selected in the summer of 2015 based on plant growth habit, flower colour and flower performance in hanging baskets. Asexual reproduction of 'ANWEDG116' was first conducted by cuttings in the summer of 2015 in Dresden, Germany.

Tests & Trials: The comparative trial for 'ANWEDG116' was conducted in a polyhouse during the spring and summer of 2019 at Bioflora Inc. in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included a total of 20 plants each of the candidate and reference variety. All plants were grown from rooted cuttings and transplanted into 15cm pots on April 12, 2019. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plants, or parts of plants, of each variety on June 24, 2019. All colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'ANWEDG116' with reference variety 'Angelos Blue n White'

Leaf length (cm)

  'ANWEDG116' 'Angelos Blue n White'
mean 6.0 3.8
std. deviation 0.89 0.42

Flower chamber width (mm)

  'ANWEDG116' 'Angelos Blue n White'
mean 12.07 10.10
std. deviation 0.76 0.81

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Angelonia: 'ANWEDG116' (left) with reference variety 'Angelos Blue n White' (right)

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Angelonia: 'ANWEDG116' (left) with reference variety 'Angelos Blue n White' (right)

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Angelonia: 'ANWEDG116' (left) with reference variety 'Angelos Blue n White' (right)

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