|Trade name:||Lascar Apricot|
|Botanical Name:||Verbena ×hybrida|
Graham Brown, Macquarie Fields, Australia
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
Varieties used for comparison: 'Lan Peachy' (Lanai Peach) and 'Balazcoral' (Aztec Coral)
Summary: 'KLEVP06352' has a more upright growth habit than 'Lan Peachy'. The plant of 'KLEVP06352' is taller than 'Lan Peachy'. 'KLEVP06352' has a narrower plant than the reference varieties. The stem of 'KLEVP06352' has weaker anthocyanin colouration than 'Lan Peachy'. 'KLEVP06352' has more orange in the pink on the upper side of the corolla than the reference varieties.
PLANT: semi-upright growth habit, short height, very narrow to narrow width
STEM: light green, very weak anthocyanin colouration on middle third
LEAF BLADE: long, narrow, ovate shape, cuneate to truncate base, no divisions, crenate margin, medium green on upper side, no anthocyanin colouration on upper side
INFLORESCENCE: small to medium diameter, broad ovate in profile
CALYX: no anthocyanin colouration
COROLLA: medium diameter, one colour, shaded colour pattern, lighter colour towards base of corolla lobes, orange pink on upper side when first opened to light pink red to orange pink when fully opened, strongly fading change in colour to light yellow orange, orange pink (RHS 27A) on lower side
COROLLA LOBES: touching to overlapping, incurved along longitudinal axis, strong undulation of margin
COROLLA TUBE: long, tip of protruding hairs is whitish green with a pink spot
COROLLA EYE: very small to small, whitish green, pink
Origin & Breeding History: 'KLEVP06352' originated from a controlled pollination made between the seedlings V9 x V10 conducted in 2004 at Camden, Australia. The initial selection was made in the summer of 2004 based on the selection criteria of growth habit, flower colour and powdery mildew resistance. 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 'KLEVP06352' with reference varieties 'Lan Peachy' and 'Balazcoral'
Plant height (cm)
Plant width (cm)
Main corolla colour (RHS)
|upper side newly opened||pinker than 37A||41C-43C||52D|
|upper side fully opened||36A-29D||29C||49B-C|
|upper side aged||20D||29D-white||36D|
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