Chrysanthemum named Rewinner
||Chrysanthemum named Rewinner
||October 26, 1993
||October 31, 1991
||Noodelijk; Rob (Woubrugge, NL)
||Locker; Howard J.
|Attorney Or Agent:
||Parkhurst, Wendel & Rossi
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||A new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum plant named Rewinner, bearing large sized white blooms with a yellow green center and a performance of approximately 14-18 days.
||What is claimed is:
1. A new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum named Rewinner as described and illustrated.
||ORIGIN AND HISTORY OFTHE NEW PLANT
The new plant of the present invention comprises a new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum plant which is a cross of a Chrysanthemum morifolium plant named `Refour` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 5,477) and a male parent of Chrysanthemum morifoliumplant named `Delta` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 5,815). The invention was discovered by Rob Noodelijk, Vrouwgeestweg 26, 2481 KN Woubrugge, Holland in a greenhouse in 1987. The invention has been asexually reproduced by cuttings at Ter Aar, Holland. Thenew cultivar has been found to retain its distinctive characteristics through successive propagations.
SUMMARY OF THE NEW PLANT
The present invention is a new and distinct variety of Chrysanthemum of a large sized bloom and white color.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
The present new and distinct Chrysanthemum cultivar is shown in the accompanying drawings, the color being as nearly true as possible with color photographs of this type.
Sheet 1 shows the full bloom of the new cultivar.
Sheet 2, top, shows various stages of bloom of the new cultivar; and
Sheet 2, bottom, shows the foliage and petiole of the new cultivar.
DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
This new variety of Chrysanthemum is of the botanical classification Chrysanthemum morifolium, and is named Rewinner. When grown in the vicinity of Ter Aar, Holland, it has a response time of approximately 8 weeks. This new variety produceslarge sized white blooms with a yellow green center having a 21/2 week performance (i.e., vase life between 14-18 days). This new variety of Chrysanthemum has been found to retain its distinctive characteristics throughout successive propagations andmay be planted under greenhouse conditions in Holland between weeks fifty and thirty-five (December 1 and August 30).
The following is a description of the plant and characteristics (color designations from R.H.S. Colour Chart) that distinguish it over related known varieties and its antecedents:
Botanical classification: Chrysanthemum morifolium.
Size.--Medium cross section.+-.1.0 cm, height.+-.1.3 cm.
Form.--Round and flat.
Outside color.--White 158C.
Fully expanded.--8-9 cm.
Borne.--Upper single, lower several.
Stems.--Thick and strong.
Performance.--Normal, 14-18 days (18.degree. C.-20.degree. C.).
Center of flower.--Immature: Yellow green 145 A Mature: Yellow orange 15 B.
Base of petals.--White 155D.
Inside of petals.--White 155D.
Reverse of petals.--White 155D.
Outer petals.--White 155D.
Tonality from a distance.--A white daisy with a relatively small fresh looking center.
Pollen.--Yellow-orange 14 A.
Texture.--Upperside smooth, underside smooth.
Number.--28-32 (two rows).
Persistence.--Medium. Petals reflex after 10-14 days during vase life.
Stamen.--Yellow, small thin and .+-.4 mm in length.
Pollen.--Appears at a late stage of blooming.
Styles.--Yellow green, small.
Ovaries--Enclosed in calyx.
Form.--Spray mum meant for erect culture.
Peduncle.--Near the top.+-.11 cm, near the middle.+-.17 cm, near the bottom.+-.22 cm.
Flowering response.--8 weeks.
Color.--Underside yellow green 148B, upperside green 137C.
Size.--Length.+-.12 cm, width.+-.9 cm.
Shape.--Lobed. See photograph.
Texture.--Upperside rough, underside smooth.
Ribs and veins.--Ribs well developed, veins not.
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