Shrub Or Vine Patents (Class PLT/226)
  • Publication number: 20160338236
    Abstract: A new and distinct Buxus cultivar named ‘MonAlex’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctive conical growth habit. Plants grow slowly, have bright green foliage and exhibit improved resistance to diseases of Buxus. The new cultivar is a Buxus, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventor: Michael Farrow
  • Publication number: 20160338237
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Abutilon named ‘Passion’ that is characterized by a compact freely-branching habit and watermelon-pink flowers produced continually from spring until fall, and bearing prominent yellow staminal tube and anthers and cream to pale-green calyces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Applicant: NuFlora International Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: Graham Brown
  • Publication number: 20160330888
    Abstract: A new and distinct Coprosma repens named ‘COPJOH02’ is disclosed, characterized by vibrant burgundy foliage with a bright pink margin and shiny, narrow leaves. Plant habit is upright and plants are useful for colorful Winter plantings. The new cultivar is a Coprosma repens, typically suited for ornamental container and landscape use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventor: John Lord
  • Publication number: 20160330887
    Abstract: ‘H16’ is a distinctive variety of Grevillea rosmarinifolia which is characterized by the combination of a denser plant habit and a greater number of inflorescences per plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventor: Todd Anthony Layt
  • Publication number: 20160330889
    Abstract: A new and distinct Daphne cultivar named ‘DAPJUR01’ is disclosed, characterized by an abundance of large, highly fragrant flowers. Plants are bushy and produce unique, unusually long racemes of flowers. Additionally the new variety is sun tolerant. The new variety is a Daphne, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventor: Mark Jury
  • Publication number: 20160309634
    Abstract: A new and distinct Grevillea hybrid cultivar named ‘RR01’ which is characterized by a very prostrate growth habit with a vigorous growth rate, dark green pinnatisect foliage with red immature branches, racemose inflorescence typical of the species with approximately 30 to 50 florets, and the stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventor: Michael Wood
  • Publication number: 20160295762
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Diervilla plant named ‘G2X88544’, characterized by its upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; vigorous growth habit; moderate to rapid growth rate; freely branching habit; dense and bushy appearance; developing leaves are orange in color; fully expanded leaves become golden orange in color in the autumn; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: GardenGenetics LLC
    Inventor: Michael S. Uchneat
  • Publication number: 20160295763
    Abstract: An Abutilon plant named ‘RutAbut1’ has full blooms throughout the summer, short internode lengths, and large flowers that are yellow-orange with a red throat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: John M. Ruter, Donglin Zhang, Allan M. Armitage, David A. Knauft, Suzzanne C. Tate, Kelly Preslar
  • Publication number: 20160295764
    Abstract: And Abutilon plant named ‘RutAbut2’ has prolific quantities of large yellow flowers, a compact and more prostrate growth habit, shorter internodes, and has an extended duration of flowering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: John M. Ruter, Donglin Zhang, Allan M. Armitage, David A. Knauft, Suzzanne C. Tate, Kelly Preslar
  • Publication number: 20160295761
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Diervilla plant named ‘SMNDRSF’, characterized by its upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; vigorous growth habit and rapid growth rate; freely branching habit; dense and bushy appearance; leaves are dark burgundy in color in the spring and become dark red in color in the autumn; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: SPRING MEADOW NURSERY INC.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160278261
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Physocarpus plant named ‘SMPOMINI’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and uniform plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy habit; small dark green-colored leaves; inflorescences with numerous white to light pink-colored flowers; good garden performance; and resistance to Powdery Mildew.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: SRPING MEADOW NURSERY INC.
    Inventor: TIMOTHY D. WOOD
  • Publication number: 20160278260
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Abelia plant named ‘SMNAMDS’, characterized by its uniformly upright and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; freely and continuous flowering habit; dark reddish pink-colored flower buds; strongly fragrant flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: SPRING MEADOW NURSERY INC.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160278262
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Viburnum plant named ‘SMNVCDD’, characterized by its compact, upright, mounding and outwardly spreading plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; large inflorescences with numerous white-colored flowers; and good container and garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: SPRING MEADOW NURSERY INC.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160262294
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘KURENAI DAIOU’ is disclosed, characterized by extremely large burgundy colored foliage. Additionally it has an upright very dense growing form, and larger than average petals. The new variety is a Loropetalum, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventor: Yuji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20160262295
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘HAKUOU’ is disclosed, characterized by dark green foliage and bright white re-blooming flowers. Plant form is dwarf, rounded, and dense. The new variety is a Loropetalum, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160262297
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘BENI HIME’ is disclosed, characterized by very small, glossy deep red/maroon foliage that holds its color well all season. Plant habit is completely prostrate with no mounding. The new variety is a Loropetalum, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160262296
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘IRODORI’ is disclosed, characterized by bright pink, white, green and maroon variegated foliage, tall upright and spread habit and bright pink flowers with some flower re-bloom after the initial heavy Spring bloom. The new variety is a Loropetalum, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160262293
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘KURENAI’ is disclosed, characterized by deep red foliage and deep pink flowers. Dwarf, mounded form and a bright red Fall color. The new variety is a Loropetalum, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160234989
    Abstract: ‘FT01’ is a distinctive variety of Trachelospermum asiaticum which is characterized by the combination of a dense canopy of foliage, a prostrate growth habit, a low plant height, a high number of flowers and uniformity and stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventor: Jonathon Williams
  • Publication number: 20160227689
    Abstract: A new vitex plant named ‘Little Madame’ has violet blue flowers with a blotch of white on the anterior lip, is smaller and has a more dense compact form than ‘Heterophylla’. ‘Little Madame’ also has shorter internodes and more multiple branches at nodes than ‘Heterophylla’. ‘Little Madame’ has mostly three to five leaflets and leaf margins that vary from entire to jagged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, David A. Knauft
  • Publication number: 20160219776
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Mango’ that is characterized by naturally self-branching habit, bright green leaves and pale yellow funnel-shaped flowers which exhibit contrasting deeper yellow throats which become deep orange-red as the flower matures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventor: John G. Hillier
  • Publication number: 20160219775
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of vitex, Vitex negundo, particularly distinguished by having a compact, much branched, dwarf growth habit, with dense dark green leaves, interspersed with spikes of sterile, blue-purple flowers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Applicant: Lacebark, Inc.
    Inventor: Carl E. Whitcomb
  • Patent number: PP26922
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘SMNWFMS’, characterized by its compact and low-mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dark burgundy to almost black-colored leaves; freely flowering habit; red purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP26992
    Abstract: A new and distinct Spiraea cultivar named ‘SMNSJSP’ is disclosed, characterized by a compact habit and very abundant bright Red-Purple flowers. The new variety is a Spiraea, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP26993
    Abstract: A new and distinct Spiraea cultivar named ‘SMNSJMFR’ is disclosed, characterized by a extremely abundant flowering, attractive dark burgundy red foliage in the Spring, and red flowers. The new variety is a Spiraea, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP26994
    Abstract: A new and distinct Spiraea cultivar named ‘SMSJDG603’ is disclosed, characterized by Attractive, gold foliage complimented with unique red colored new growth. Plants are compact, low and mounded, performing well in commercial contianers. Flowers are bright pink and foliage resists sunburn. The new variety is a Spiraea, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadows Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP26995
    Abstract: A new and distinct Spiraea cultivar named ‘SMNSJMFP’ is disclosed, characterized by a extremely abundant flowering, attractive dark burgundy red foliage in the Spring, and bright pink flowers. The new variety is a Spiraea, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP27081
    Abstract: A new and distinct Medinilla sp. plant named ‘ROYAL FLAZH’, characterized by a erect to semi-erect plant, measuring about 55-75 cm in total height (when first flowering) and about 75-100 cm in diameter; green colored leaves, measuring about 30-35 cm in length and about 10-15 cm in width; pendulous panicle, measuring about 25-30 cm in length and about 10-15 cm in diameter, with red-purple (RHS 67B) flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: Corn Bak B.V.
    Inventors: Elly Bak, Nicolaas D. M. Steur
  • Patent number: PP27107
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Photinia, ‘McLARLOU’, characterized by its an evenly bushy, upright plant habit with short internode lengths between branches, its young leaves that emerge ruby red and pink in color, transitioning to tri-colored green, pink, and ruby red in color and finally maturing to olive green with a white margin, and its exhibits densely branched stems that are held at a narrow angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: McLARENS NURSERIES
    Inventors: Louise McWhinnie, Robert McLaren, Debbie McIsaac
  • Patent number: PP27132
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Leucothoe, ‘Opstal 50’, that is characterized by its compact, upright, shrubby plant habit with short internodes, its fine, narrow leaves, and its immature shoots (stems, leaves, and petioles) that are red in color that mature to a green color in summer and turn purple in fall through winter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Inventor: Ron van Opstal
  • Patent number: PP27170
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Gautheria procumbens plant, ‘SPECGP11’, that is characterized by its white berries, its pure white flowers, and its burgundy fall foliage color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Inventor: Johan Jansen
  • Patent number: PP27171
    Abstract: A new and distinct Jasmium cultivar named ‘MonHariklia’ is disclosed, characterized by a long flowering season from April through October, strong, upright plant habit and good branching. Flowers are pure white when mature, and open fully. The new cultivar is a Jasmium, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Inventor: Eugenia Tzioros
  • Patent number: PP27192
    Abstract: A new vitex plant named ‘Little Madame’ has violet blue flowers with a blotch of white on the anterior lip, has a compact form, a short internode length with nodes often having multiple branches. ‘Little Madame’ has mostly three to five leaflets and leaf margins that vary from entire to jagged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, David A. Knauft
  • Patent number: PP27223
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Coprosma plant named ‘Scarlett 2’ that is characterized by a compact habit, glossy leaves, young leaves that are grey-purple and mature leaves that are brown with grey-red margins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventor: Stephen Burton
  • Patent number: PP27251
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘SHANG-GREEN’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive upright, dense plant growth. Foliage is small and green. The new cultivar is a Loropetalum, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP27301
    Abstract: ‘NCLX1’ is a new cultivar of privet with bright, yellow-colored foliage, compact form with dense branching habit, fragrant white flowers from late-May to June, and low-fertility with limited fruit set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
  • Patent number: PP27328
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Abelia plant named, ‘ABENOV41’ that is characterized by its an evergreen plant habit in U.S.D.A. Zone 7, its long and floriferous bloom period, blooming from May to October in France, its large flowers that are pink-violet in color and open from deep pink-purple buds, its bracts that are reddish brown in color, and its moderate to vigorous growth habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignees: INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE (INRA), SAPHINOV S.N.C.
    Inventor: Véronique Kapustra
  • Patent number: PP27329
    Abstract: A Vitex agnus-castus plant named ‘V0509A-7’ has upright, large panicles, with white flowers borne more closely along the rachis, resulting in a stunning floral display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, Amanda J. Hershberger, David A. Knauft
  • Patent number: PP27330
    Abstract: ‘FT01’ is a distinctive variety of Trachelospermum asiaticum which is characterized by the combination of a dense canopy of foliage, a prostrate growth habit, a low plant height, a high number of flowers and uniformity and stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Inventor: Jonathon Williams
  • Patent number: PP27331
    Abstract: ‘LJ1’ is a distinctive variety of Callistemon viminalis which is characterized by the combination of improved plant vigor as evidenced by a faster rate of growth and a lower mortality rate in propagation compared to the parent plant, also broad leaf texture which gives the plant a dense appearance, highly glaucous foliage which gives the plant a blue green leaf color, as well as stability and uniformity of traits through successive cycles of asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Inventor: Todd Anthony Layt
  • Patent number: PP27370
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Abelia plant named ‘SMNAMDS’, characterized by its uniformly upright and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; freely and continuous flowering habit; dark reddish pink-colored flower buds; strongly fragrant flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP27371
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of vitex, Vitex negundo, particularly distinguished by having a compact, much branched, dwarf growth habit, with dense dark green leaves, interspersed with spikes of sterile, blue-purple flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Lacebark, Inc.
    Inventor: Carl E. Whitcomb
  • Patent number: PP27372
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Tecoma plant named ‘Sunhorteaka’, characterized by its semi-upright plant habit; vigorous growth habit; early and freely flowering habit; flowering under high temperature conditions; orange red, vivid orange and vivid reddish yellow-colored flowers; and low temperature tolerance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Suntory Flowers Limited
    Inventors: Kenichi Arisumi, Yasuo Kobayashi
  • Patent number: PP27373
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Tecoma plant named ‘Sunhorteki’, characterized by its semi-upright plant habit; vigorous growth habit; early and freely flowering habit; flowering under high temperature conditions; bright yellow-colored flowers; and low temperature tolerance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Suntory Flowers Limited
    Inventors: Kenichi Arisumi, Yasuo Kobayashi
  • Patent number: PP27374
    Abstract: A Vitex agnus-castus plant named ‘V07-SC-OP-4’ has short, dense panicles and dark pink flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, David A. Knauft
  • Patent number: PP27375
    Abstract: A Vitex agnus-castus plant named ‘V0502-33’ has medium blue flowers, compound panicles with a greater number of secondary peduncles per panicle; resulting in an unusual stunning floral display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, Amanda J. Hershberger, David A. Knauft
  • Patent number: PP27376
    Abstract: The Vitex agnus-castus plant is of short height, has a compact form and pink flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, David A. Knauft
  • Patent number: PP27403
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Salix plant named ‘Lubbers Zwart’, characterized by its upright to outwardly spreading plant habit; tall, strong and straight stems; freely branching habit; freely flowering habit; and dark grey-colored catkins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Howard L. Lubbers
  • Patent number: PP27425
    Abstract: A new cultivar of hybrid Mahonia×media, ‘Marvel’, that is characterized by its unique leaflets with smooth margins, terminating in a single spine at the apex, its leaves arranged in a whorl around the stem with a tight rosette displayed at the terminus, its upright plant habit, its large inflorescence composed of racemes of small, fragrant yellow flowers that bloom from late fall to mid winter in Georgia, and its berries that are blue-green in color when young and begin to ripen in February to a deep blue-purple color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: ITSAUL PLANTS LLC
    Inventor: Ozzie W. Johnson, Jr.
  • Patent number: PP27426
    Abstract: A new and distinct Caryopteris cultivar named ‘CT-9-12’ is disclosed, characterized by uniquely upright stems, shiny leaves and compact growth habit. The new variety is a Caryopteris, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Inventor: Gavriel Danziger