Shrub Or Vine Patents (Class PLT/226)

Application number: 20140101798
Abstract: A new and distinct Boxwood plant of unknown parentage is provided that originated as a chance seedling and/or mutation while growing among a block of vegetatively propagated Buxus microphylla plants in a plant nursery. The new cultivar readily can be distinguished from other plants of the Buxus microphylla species in view of its particularly dense growth habit and smaller dark green foliage. Attractive deep green foliage is formed which well retains its coloration throughout the year in the absence of any substantial color change during the winter. Excellent winter hardiness to at least U.S.D.A. Hardiness Zone No. 5 is displayed. The plant is well suited for providing attractive ornamentation in the landscape throughout the year, even in the coldest months.
Type: Application
Filed: October 9, 2012
Issued: April 10, 2014
Assignee: CP DELAWARE, INC.
Inventor: Norman H. Cole, III
Application number: 20140026267
Abstract: A new and distinct Spirea cultivar named ‘BL0601’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive green foliage with a greyed-purple cast, change to red-orange in the fall. Plants are compact, sporadically bloom throughout the growing season and show an increased tolerance for foliar diseases. The new cultivar is a Spirea, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
Type: Application
Filed: July 20, 2012
Issued: January 23, 2014
Inventor: Robert Lee
Application number: 20130276184
Abstract: A new and distinct form of Cistus plant characterized by gold leaves, a low, mounding habit, and excellent vigor.
Type: Application
Filed: April 17, 2012
Issued: October 17, 2013
Inventor: John C. Pavlich
Application number: 20130263344
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lotus hybrid plant named CoFlash, characterized by its pendulous growth habit and production of yellow-red flowers.
Type: Application
Filed: March 28, 2012
Issued: October 3, 2013
Inventors: Harlan B. Cosner, Susan L. Cosner
Application number: 20130247257
Abstract: A new cultivar of Strobilanthes anisophyllus, ‘Lankveld13’, that is characterized by its leaves that are dark purple-black to dark green-purple in color, its numerous flowers per stem, and its compact plant habit.
Type: Application
Filed: February 19, 2013
Issued: September 19, 2013
Inventor: Martinus T.M. van Lankveld
Application number: 20130219573
Abstract: A new and distinct Illicium cultivar named ‘JCJC’ is disclosed, characterized by rounded foliage, dark red flowers with a sweet fragrance. Plant form of the new cultivar is attractive, requiring little or no pruning. The new cultivar is a Illicium, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
Type: Application
Filed: February 21, 2012
Issued: August 22, 2013
Inventor: James Fleming
Application number: 20130185836
Abstract: ‘NFL25’ is a distinctive variety of Westringia fruticosa which is characterized by the combination of short plant height, decumbent growth habit, and large dark green leaves.
Type: Application
Filed: January 17, 2012
Issued: July 18, 2013
Inventor: Graham Brown
Application number: 20130185835
Abstract: ‘NFL21’ is a distinctive variety of Westringia fruticosa which is characterized by the combination of an upright and dense growth habit, tall plant height, highly pubescent leaves and purple flower color.
Type: Application
Filed: January 17, 2012
Issued: July 18, 2013
Inventor: Graham Brown
Application number: 20130125274
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Berberis thunbergii plant named ‘Daybreak’, characterized by its compact, mounding growth habit, small, lustrous, medium green foliage that turns bright yellow in fall, reddish-orange flowers produced in abundance from spring to fall, greenish-tan to reddish-green fruits, and root/crown cold hardiness to USDA Hardiness Zone 7.
Type: Application
Filed: November 10, 2011
Issued: May 16, 2013
Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Joshua H. Kardos
Application number: 20130055477
Abstract: Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’ is a medium-sized, multi-stemmed shrub with glossy foliage. The large, purple-red, magnolia-like flowers have yellow tips on the inner tepals and a light fruity fragrance. The flowers are produced on long pedicles/peduncles at the distal end of the current year's growth for 6-8 weeks in late spring and early summer.
Type: Application
Filed: October 13, 2011
Issued: February 28, 2013
Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
Application number: 20120304346
Abstract: A new and distinct Medinilla plant named ‘ICE’, characterized by an erect shrub plant, measuring about 40-45 cm in total height (when first flowering) and about 65 cm in diameter; green glossy leaves, measuring about 20-25 cm in length and about 10-12 cm in width; pendulous panicles, measuring about 15 cm in length and about 12 cm in diameter, with white flowers (RHS 155D).
Type: Application
Filed: May 24, 2011
Issued: November 29, 2012
Inventors: Elly Bak, Nicolaas D.M. Steur
Application number: 20120304345
Abstract: A new and distinct Medinilla sp. plant named ‘BELLA’, characterized by an erect shrub plant, measuring about 50 cm in total height (when first flowering) and about 55 cm in diameter; green colored leaves, measuring about 20 cm in length and about 8 cm in width; pendulous panicles, measuring about 20 cm in length and about 15 cm in diameter, with pink (RHS 78D) flowers.
Type: Application
Filed: May 24, 2011
Issued: November 29, 2012
Inventors: Elly Bak, Nicolaas D.M. Steur
Patent number: PP23176
Abstract: A new and distinctive cultivar of Loropetalum named ‘Kurobijin’ that is characterized by its compact plant habit, its flowers that are deep red-purple in color, its late blooming period, its foliage that is dark burgundy in color with the color persisting throughout the summer, and its oval shaped leaves.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 20, 2011
Issued: November 13, 2012
Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
Patent number: PP23177
Abstract: A new cultivar of Physocarpus, ‘Jefam’, that is characterized by its unique foliage coloration with leaves that emerges bright orange in spring, turn green on older wood, and become purple in fall, its oblate plant shape and its compact plant habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: December 16, 2010
Issued: November 13, 2012
Assignee: Jeffries Nurseries
Inventor: James Richard Durand
Patent number: PP23212
Abstract: ‘Sunset’ is a new weigela shrub particularly distinguished by its semi-dwarf habit, and unique variegated foliage with green centers and multicolored margins ranging from and including ivory yellow, yellow, yellow-green, green, and red depending on plant age and the time of year, is disclosed.
Type: Grant
Filed: November 19, 2010
Issued: November 27, 2012
Assignee: North Carolina State University
Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
Patent number: PP23258
Abstract: A new cultivar of Leucadendron plant named ‘Ebony’ that is characterized by purple-black foliage, yellow flowers with purple-black bracts and an upright compact habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: November 8, 2010
Issued: December 18, 2012
Inventor: John Francis
Patent number: PP23259
Abstract: A new cultivar of Coprosma plant named ‘Midnight Martini’ that is characterized by a compact habit and leaves that are green with center yellow streaks and a dark bronze margin.
Type: Grant
Filed: August 3, 2011
Issued: December 18, 2012
Inventor: Stephen Burton
Patent number: PP23260
Abstract: A new cultivar of Coprosma plant named ‘Inferno’ that is characterized by an upright habit and leaves that are green with orange margins in the summer and leaves that are dark purple with red margins in the winter.
Type: Grant
Filed: August 3, 2011
Issued: December 18, 2012
Inventor: Peter Fraser
Patent number: PP23329
Abstract: ‘Blizzard’ is a new pearlbush plant particularly distinguished by its compact habit, smaller plant height and width, larger flower diameter, and larger genome size.
Type: Grant
Filed: November 22, 2010
Issued: January 15, 2013
Assignee: North Carolina State University
Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
Patent number: PP23385
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Viburnum plant named ‘PIIVIB-I’, characterized by its compact, mounding growth habit, small, lustrous, dark green, evergreen foliage, white flowers produced in abundance even on young plants, clusters of red fruit that turn black when mature.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 6, 2011
Issued: February 12, 2013
Assignees: Plant Introductions, Inc., University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
Inventor: Michael A. Dirr
Patent number: PP23481
Abstract: A new cultivar of Pieris, ‘Opstal 10’, that is characterized by its leaves that are variegated with deep green center and creamy yellow margins with the leaf tips young leaves red-purple and its large inflorescences with flowers that open light pinkish red in color and mature to white and lightly suffused with light pink near the apex.
Type: Grant
Filed: November 23, 2011
Issued: March 19, 2013
Inventor: Ronnie Adrianus Antonius van Opstal
Patent number: PP23584
Abstract: A new cultivar of Pieris japonica named ‘Greprs’ that is characterized by its high rate of propagation success and its healthy foliage and a vigorous growth habit in the southern regions of the U.S., its dense foliage with new spring foliage that emerges green in color with a light pink blush under cool temperatures in containers, its high degree of resistance to root rot and leaf spot, and its white flowers that emerge from white flower buds.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 2, 2012
Issued: May 7, 2013
Assignee: Greenleaf Nursery Company
Inventors: Harry Smutzer, Mark Rainey
Patent number: PP23633
Abstract: A new cultivar of Sambucus named ‘Eiffel 1’ characterized by its upright, columnar plant habit, its dark purple foliage, its dark purple mature stems, its pink flowers and its large, dark black-purple berries.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 20, 2011
Issued: May 28, 2013
Inventor: Kenneth Richard Tobutt
Patent number: PP23635
Abstract: A new and distinct Medinilla sp. plant named ‘BELLA’, characterized by an erect shrub plant, measuring about 50 cm in total height (when first flowering) and about 55 cm in diameter; green colored leaves, measuring about 20 cm in length and about 8 cm in width; pendulous panicles, measuring about 20 cm in length and about 15 cm in diameter, with pink (RHS 78D) flowers.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 24, 2011
Issued: May 28, 2013
Assignee: Corn.Bak B.V.
Inventors: Elly Bak, Nicolaas D. M. Steur
Patent number: PP23746
Abstract: A new cultivar of Cotoneaster plant named ‘Lemon Funky’ that is characterized by young foliage that is yellow and matures to yellow-green, grey-purple stems, green-white flowers and a prostrate habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: April 13, 2011
Issued: July 16, 2013
Inventor: Hans Jürgen Müller
Patent number: PP23781
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Bokraspiwi’, characterized by its compact, uniform and low mounding plant habit; freely branching habit; dark grayed purple-colored leaves; red purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: September 23, 2011
Issued: July 30, 2013
Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
Inventor: Kees Jan Kraan
Patent number: PP23848
Abstract: A stiff bottlebrush plant having a rounded, non-drooping form, large flowers, long leaves and that begins to flower in late April in Tifton, Ga.
Type: Grant
Filed: August 19, 2011
Issued: August 27, 2013
Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
Inventor: John M. Ruter
Patent number: PP23869
Abstract: A new and distinct ornamental Boxwood plant is provided which originated as a chance seedling of unknown parentage. The plant displays a pronounced substantially uniform upright growth habit in the absence of pruning. Throughout the year, rich deep green leaves having a glossy upper surface are exhibited in the substantial absence of winter bronzing. The branches are of superior strength and commonly will resist snow and ice damage during winter months. Good resistance to disease and pests also is displayed. The plant is well suited for providing attractive ornamentation in the landscape. For instance, it can be grown as a specimen or accent plant, as a tall hedge, or when present in a container in a patio setting, etc.
Type: Grant
Filed: January 16, 2007
Issued: September 3, 2013
Assignee: Saunders Brothers, Inc.
Inventor: Thomas M. Patrick, Jr.
Patent number: PP23872
Abstract: A new cultivar of interspecific Baptisia, ‘Dutch Chocolate’, characterized by its purple-brown flowers that are held on erect flower stems, its densely branched, mounded and compact plant habit, its vigorous growth rate and its hardiness to U.S.D.A. Zones 4 to 9.
Type: Grant
Filed: December 22, 2011
Issued: September 3, 2013
Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
Inventor: Hans Andrew Hansen
Patent number: PP23893
Abstract: A new cultivar of Abutilon named ‘NUABTANG’ that is characterized by a compact habit, medium green leaves, bright orange-peach flowers with prominent cream-green calyces, and a long blooming season. In combination these traits set ‘NUABTANG’ apart from all other existing varieties of Abutilon known to the inventor.
Type: Grant
Filed: March 1, 2011
Issued: September 10, 2013
Inventor: Graham Brown
Patent number: PP23904
Abstract: A new cultivar of Campsis hybrid, ‘Takarazuka Zujin’, characterized by its dark green, clean foliage, its flowers that are coral-red in color with a yellow-orange throat, its compact, upright vining plant habit with good suitability as a container plant and its long bloom season, blooming from April to August in Japan.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 2, 2012
Issued: September 17, 2013
Inventor: Koichi Sakaue
Patent number: PP23917
Abstract: A new cultivar of Campsis hybrid, ‘Takarazuka Fresa’, characterized by its dark green, clean foliage, its flowers that are red in color with throat black veining, and its compact, upright and vining plant habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 2, 2012
Issued: September 24, 2013
Inventor: Koichi Sakaue
Patent number: PP23918
Abstract: A new cultivar of Campsis hybrid, ‘Takarazuka Yellow’, characterized by its very dark green, clean foliage, its large flowers that are peach orange in color when they open and mature to yellow in color with throats that are orange-red with red veining, and its compact, upright and vining plant habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 2, 2012
Issued: September 24, 2013
Inventor: Koichi Sakaue
Patent number: PP23958
Abstract: A new cultivar of an interspecific hybrid of Alyogyne named ‘HUTWOW’ characterized by its well-branched stems, its finely divided foliage with short internode lengths, its large, open flowers that are lavender in color with a small burgundy colored eye and its continuous blooming habit when grown as a pot plant indoors and when grown in the landscape in climates with mild winters.
Type: Grant
Filed: June 29, 2011
Issued: October 8, 2013
Inventor: Graham Hutchins
Patent number: PP23984
Abstract: A new cultivar of Escallonia named ‘Lades’ that is characterized by its compact, mounded plant habit, its glossy foliage that is medium green when young and dark green when mature, and its panicles of numerous medium pink tubular flowers.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 7, 2012
Issued: October 15, 2013
Inventor: Ludovic Ladan
Patent number: PP24014
Abstract: Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’ is a medium-sized, multi-stemmed shrub with glossy foliage. The large, purple-red, magnolia-like flowers have yellow tips on the inner tepals and a light fruity fragrance. The flowers are produced on long pedicles/peduncles at the distal end of the current year's growth for 6-8 weeks in late spring and early summer.
Type: Grant
Filed: October 13, 2011
Issued: November 5, 2013
Assignee: North Carolina State University
Inventor: Thomas G. Ranney
Patent number: PP24042
Abstract: ‘NFL25’ is a distinctive variety of Westringia fruticosa which is characterized by the combination of short plant height, decumbent growth habit, and large dark green leaves.
Type: Grant
Filed: January 17, 2012
Issued: November 26, 2013
Inventor: Graham Brown
Patent number: PP24056
Abstract: ‘NFL21’ is a distinctive variety of Westringia fruticosa which is characterized by the combination of an upright and dense growth habit, tall plant height, highly pubescent leaves and purple flower color.
Type: Grant
Filed: January 17, 2012
Issued: December 3, 2013
Inventor: Graham Brown
Patent number: PP24058
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Mandevilla plant named ‘Lanminnesota’, characterized by its compact and bushy plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; glossy small dark green-colored leaves; early flowering habit; and bright red-colored flowers.
Type: Grant
Filed: January 23, 2012
Issued: December 3, 2013
Assignee: D.H.M. Innovation S.A.S.
Inventor: Robert Lannes
Patent number: PP24075
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Mandevilla plant named ‘Laniowa’, characterized by its compact and bushy plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; glossy dark green-colored leaves; early and freely flowering habit; and scarlet red-colored flowers.
Type: Grant
Filed: January 23, 2012
Issued: December 10, 2013
Assignee: D.H.M. Innovation S.A.S.
Inventor: Robert Lannes
Patent number: PP24169
Abstract: A new cultivar of Tecoma plant named ‘TEC60109105’ that is characterized by yellow flowers, early spring flowering, short internodes, light green leaves and very few seed pods.
Type: Grant
Filed: October 31, 2011
Issued: January 21, 2014
Inventor: George Edward Hull
Patent number: PP24170
Abstract: A new cultivar of Tecoma plant named ‘TEC6010916’ that is characterized by reddish-orange flowers, a compact bushy habit, self cleaning flowers and very few seed pods.
Type: Grant
Filed: October 31, 2011
Issued: January 21, 2014
Inventor: George Edward Hull
Patent number: PP24193
Abstract: A new cultivar of Lavandula plant named ‘Niko’ that is characterized by flower spikes with purple flowers, a round shape with a compact habit, foliage that does not dieback in the center of the plant, a long period of field production and strong resistance to both Summer and Winter pythium species.
Type: Grant
Filed: October 24, 2011
Issued: January 21, 2014
Inventor: Lloyd R. Traven
Patent number: PP24227
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Viburnum plant named ‘Redell’, characterized by its upright and somewhat outwardly spreading plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; numerous white-colored flowers; numerous red-colored fruits arranged in dense clusters; and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: April 23, 2012
Issued: February 11, 2014
Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
Patent number: PP24251
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Viburnum plant named ‘Spiro’, characterized by its upright and somewhat outwardly spreading plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; red purple-colored flower buds; numerous strongly fragrant light pink to white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: April 23, 2012
Issued: February 18, 2014
Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
Patent number: PP24280
Abstract: A new cultivar of interspecific Baptisia, ‘Lemon Merinque’, characterized by its flowers that are yellow in color on erect flower stems with a charcoal colored overlay, its densely branched, uniform and upright plant habit and its vigorous growth rate.
Type: Grant
Filed: December 22, 2011
Issued: March 4, 2014
Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
Inventor: Hans Andrew Hansen
Patent number: PP24318
Abstract: A new Saxifraga plant named ‘SAXZ0009’ particularly distinguished by the large red-purple flowers on short peduncles held straight just above the plant with a long flowering season and good plant vigor.
Type: Grant
Filed: June 13, 2012
Issued: March 18, 2014
Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Inventor: Henricus Godefridus Wilhelmus Stemkens
Patent number: PP24338
Abstract: A new Saxifraga plant named ‘SAXZ0010’ particularly distinguished by the large flowers with deep red-purple flower color and lighter centers, short peduncles on a vigorous but compact plant habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: June 13, 2012
Issued: March 25, 2014
Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Inventor: Henricus Godefridus Wilhelmus Stemkens
Patent number: PP24360
Abstract: A new and distinct Pieris japonica plant is provided that was discovered as a spontaneous mutation of unknown causation of the ‘Valley Valentine’ variety (non-patented in the United States). The new plant was discovered during April 2000 when present in a controlled environment among a population of ‘Valley Valentine’ plants that had been asexually reproduced by tissue culture. The new plant displays an attractive upright well-branched generally uniform moderately vigorous growth habit. Large clusters of pink flowers are displayed. The attractive new growth displays a brick red coloration. The foliage is variegated green with irregularly presented yellow margins when mature. The plant is well suited for providing attractive ornamentation throughout the year.
Type: Grant
Filed: April 30, 2012
Issued: April 1, 2014
Assignee: CP Delaware, Inc.
Inventor: Ronald R. Rabideau
Patent number: PP24362
Abstract: A new Saxifraga plant named ‘SAXZ0008’ particularly distinguished by the blushed red-purple flower color with a darker eye, short peduncles on a vigorous plant habit, and is very early to mature and flower.
Type: Grant
Filed: June 12, 2012
Issued: April 1, 2014
Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Inventor: Henricus Godefridus Wilhelmus Stemkens