Shrub Or Vine Patents (Class PLT/226)
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
  • 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: 20160198606
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Dasiphora plant, ‘Hachdon’, that is characterized by its well-branched, bushy, dwarf plant habit, its very floriferous blooming habit; blooming from July to September in Germany, its flowers that are deep orange in color and non-fading, and its resistance to powdery mildew and red spider mites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Applicant: Hachmann Baumschulen
    Inventor: Holger Hachmann
  • Publication number: 20160192556
    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: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventor: Stephen Burton
  • Publication number: 20160183427
    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 containers. Flowers are bright pink and foliage resists sunburn. The new variety is a Spiraea, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Publication number: 20160183429
    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: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Publication number: 20160183428
    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: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Publication number: 20160183426
    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: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Publication number: 20160174443
    Abstract: The Vitex agnus-castus plant is of short height, has a compact form and dark pink flowers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Applicant: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, David A. Knauft
  • Publication number: 20160174444
    Abstract: new cultivar of Exochorda plant named, ‘Kolmagisno’, that is characterized by its well-branched, upright, and compact plant habit, its flowers that are bright white in color, and its floriferous blooming habit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventor: Peter R. Kolster
  • Publication number: 20160165776
    Abstract: The new plant resulted from the open pollination of the ‘Hummingbird’ variety of Clethra alnifolia (non-patented in the United States) followed by detailed study and selection from among the progeny. An attractive dense mounding substantially round growth habit is displayed that commonly is taller than that of the ‘Hummingbird’ variety. Fragrant white flowers commonly are formed during late July through September in longer racemes than the ‘Hummingbird’ variety. The racemes of the new plant commonly often are twisted and curled. The new plant commonly displays good tolerance to heat, draught, insects and disease. The new plant is well suited for providing attractive ornamentation in a wide range of landscape settings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventor: Michael S. DOBRES
  • Publication number: 20160157403
    Abstract: A new and distinct Stevia rebaudiana plant named ‘SW 107’ is described. The new variety is distinguished from other Stevia varieties by high productivity, including superior plant vigor and excellent overwintering capability; very sweet leaf taste with low bitterness and aftertaste and high rebaudioside A content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: S&W Seed Company
    Inventors: Clinton C. Shock, Cheryl A. Parris
  • Publication number: 20160135346
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Slingco 2’ that is characterized by a compact habit, green foliage, red flowers and continuous flowering from summer to autumn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventor: Gijsbertus Verhoef
  • Publication number: 20160135347
    Abstract: A Vitex agnus-castus plant named ‘V07-SC-OP-4’ has short, dense panicles and dark pink flowers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, David A. Knauft
  • Publication number: 20160135348
    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: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, Amanda J. Hershberger, David A. Knauft
  • Publication number: 20160135350
    Abstract: ‘WES08’ is a distinctive variety of Westringia hybrid which is characterized by the combination of a rotund shape, very short plant height, a high degree of branching and greyed-green foliage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventor: Graham Brown
  • Publication number: 20160135349
    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: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Carol D. Robacker, Amanda J. Hershberger, David A. Knauft
  • Publication number: 20160128257
    Abstract: A new and distinct Weigela cultivar named ‘WFMOBLA’ is disclosed, characterized by a low, mounded plant habit requiring little pruning to maintain shape. Plants are very cold hardy and produce attractive glossy dark foliage. Dark foliage appears in the Spring when overwintered in a poly-house. The new. variety is a Weigela, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Publication number: 20160128258
    Abstract: A new and distinct Physocarpus cultivar named ‘POIPD2’ is disclosed, characterized by a smaller plant size, with a round, compact habit. Foliage is small and distinctively burgundy. Plants exhibit good mildew resistance. The new variety is a Physocarpus, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP26712
    Abstract: A new and distinct Adenanthos cultivar named ‘CHRISTAL’ is disclosed, characterized by unique branch structure. The new variety is a Adenanthos, normally used for ornamental foliage, or landscape purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Inventor: Nitzan Nir
  • Patent number: PP26733
    Abstract: A new and distinct Adenanthos cultivar named ‘NIR AVIV’ is disclosed, characterized by unique branch structure and prostrate plant habit. The new variety is a Adenanthos, normally used for ornamental foliage, or landscape purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Inventor: Nitzan Nir
  • Patent number: PP26749
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Physocarpus plant named ‘SMPOTW’, characterized by its compact, upright and uniform plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy habit; small dark green-colored leaves that become greyed purple in color under high light (full sun) conditions and red during the autumn; showy inflorescences with numerous pink-colored flower buds and white and pink-colored flowers; good garden performance; and resistance to Powdery Mildew.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadows Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP26841
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Slingco 2’ that is characterized by a compact habit, green foliage, red flowers and continuous flowering from summer to autumn.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Inventor: Gijsbertus Verhoef
  • Patent number: PP26842
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Velda’ that is characterized by a compact habit, white funnelform shaped flowers and purple-black colored foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Inventor: Gijsbertus Verhoef
  • Patent number: PP26843
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Lagerstroemia indica plant named ‘Milarosso’ that is characterized by its well-branched plant habit, its early and long lasting bloom period, its flowers that are dark pink in color, its good tolerance to powdery mildew, and its good frost resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Fondazione Minoprio
    Inventor: Piero Frangi
  • Patent number: PP26875
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Lagerstroemia indica plant named ‘Milaperl’ that is characterized by its well-branched plant habit, its early and long lasting bloom period, its flowers that are pale pink in color, its good tolerance to powdery mildew, and its good frost resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Fondazione Minoprio
    Inventor: Piero Frangi
  • Patent number: PP26876
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Lagerstroemia indica plant named ‘Milabla’ that is characterized by its well-branched plant habit, its early and long lasting bloom period, its flowers that are white in color, its good tolerance to powdery mildew, and its good frost resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Fondazione Minoprio
    Inventor: Piero Frangi
  • Patent number: PP26877
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Lagerstroemia indica plant named ‘Milavio’ that is characterized by its well-branched plant habit, its early and long lasting bloom period, its flowers that are violet in color, its good tolerance to powdery mildew, and its good frost resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Fondazione Minoprio
    Inventor: Piero Frangi
  • Patent number: PP26878
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Lagerstroemia indica plant named ‘Milarosa’ that is characterized by its well-branched plant habit, its early and long lasting bloom period, its flowers that open light pink in color and mature to a deep pink, its good tolerance to powdery mildew, and its good frost resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Fondazione Minoprio
    Inventor: Piero Frangi
  • 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