Shrub Or Vine Patents (Class PLT/226)
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20160120085
    Abstract: A new and distinct Polyspora cultivar named ‘MonSaPaRuby’ is disclosed, characterized by very glossy, dark green leaves with a unique Greyed-Red and Greyed-Orange coloration to the new foliage and stems. Plants have a distinctive upright habit. The new cultivar is a Polyspora, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventor: Richard Wells
  • Publication number: 20160120086
    Abstract: A new and distinct Daphne cultivar named ‘MonStrk’ is disclosed, characterized by variegated leaves with a distinctive large yellow margin. Foliage is distinctively elongated. The new cultivar is a Daphne, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventor: Cesar Velazquez
  • Patent number: PP26599
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Sarcococca named ‘PMOORE03’, that is characterized by its broad glossy foliage that is persistently dark green in color, its free flowering habit with fragrant flowers that have white stamens and reddish pink tepals, its ability to grow well in containers, and its moderate growth rate with good growth observed when grown in a range of light conditions from light shade to full sun.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Inventor: Peter Robert Moore
  • Patent number: PP26613
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Sambucus plant named ‘SMNSRD4’, characterized by its compact, upright to outwardly spreading and mounded plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy habit; finely-dissected leaves that are bright yellow green in the spring and/or under full sunlight conditions and yellow green in the late summer and/or under partial shade conditions; leaves that are resistant to sun scalding; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP26614
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vitex plant named ‘SMVACBD’, characterized by its compact and upright plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; full and dense plants; freely flowering habit; violet blue-colored flowers that are held above and beyond the foliar plane on upright panicles; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP26615
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Thunbergia plant named ‘Westhushiyel’, characterized by its upright and vining plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy plant form; freely flowering habit; yellow orange-colored flowers; and good postproduction longevity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Gartenbau und Spezialkulturen Westhoff GbR
    Inventor: Christian Unger
  • Patent number: PP26616
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Cytisus plant named ‘SMSCGF’, characterized by its compact, low mounding and arching plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; full and dense plants; freely flowering habit; large bright yellow-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP26617
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lonicera plant named ‘Dolce Vita’, characterized by its upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; vigorous growth habit and rapid growth rate; early and freely fruiting habit; large flavorful dark blue-colored fruits; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Inventor: Frantisek Krejci
  • Patent number: PP26618
    Abstract: The new plant resulted as a mutation of a common plant of Perovskia atriplicifolia (unnamed and non-patented). The mutation was induced by exposing tissue cultured shoots to gamma irradiation and was followed by selection. Attractive purple blossoms are formed in abundance. A dense substantially upright compact growth habit is displayed. Sturdy branching is exhibited. The plant is well suited for providing attractive ornamentation in the landscape and has tended to blossom primarily in July through September.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: CP DELAWARE, INC.
    Inventor: Michael S. Dobres
  • Patent number: PP26654
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Daphne plant named ‘Moonlight Sonata’, characterized by its upright, outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; pale yellow and green variegated leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Ernest O'Byrne
  • Patent number: PP26655
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Spiraea plant named ‘SMSMBK’, characterized by its compact, upright, outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy habit; developing leaves that are greyed orange in color becoming medium green with a greyed green-colored overlay with development; large inflorescences with white-colored flowers; good garden performance; and resistance to mildew pathogens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP26656
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Buxus microphylla, ‘Grejade’, that is characterized by its very small, evergreen leaves, its compact, dense growth habit with leaves that have very short internode lengths, its moderate growth rate, and its cold hardiness to U.S.D.A Zone 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Greenleaf Nusery Company
    Inventors: Jane Marie Kubala, Bill Barr
  • Patent number: PP26686
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of an ornamental Ipomoea plant named ‘Balsolared’, characterized by bronzed-burgundy foliage, and moderately vigorous, moderately-compact, mounded to trailing growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventor: Benjamin K. Winslow
  • 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