Shrub Or Vine Patents (Class PLT/226)

Application number: 20140237691
Abstract: A new and distinct form of Eupatorium plant characterized by leaves variegated grey green with creamy margins, a very stable leaf variegation, a low, upright habit, growing from 2 to 2½ feet tall, and excellent vigor.
Type: Application
Filed: February 19, 2013
Issued: August 21, 2014
Assignee: Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
Inventor: Harini KORLIPARA
Application number: 20140208470
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum plant named ‘PIILC-III’, characterized by its compact, mounded, spreading growth habit; dark purple foliage color that persists through summer and winter; dark pink flowers in spring; and improved cold hardiness compared to other compact purple-leaf cultivars.
Type: Application
Filed: January 23, 2013
Issued: July 24, 2014
Inventor: Joshua H. KARDOS
Application number: 20140208469
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum plant named ‘PIILC-II’, characterized by its compact, mounded, spreading growth habit; rich ruby-red new growth maturing to purplish green foliage that persists through summer and winter; bright reddish pink flowers in spring; and improved cold hardiness compared to other compact purple-leaf cultivars.
Type: Application
Filed: January 23, 2013
Issued: July 24, 2014
Inventor: Joshua H. Kardos
Application number: 20140165243
Abstract: ‘CC19’ is a distinctive variety of Callistemon viminalis which is characterized by the combination of short plant height, finer textured foliage, red color of immature foliage and stability and uniformity of traits through successive cycles of asexual propagation.
Type: Application
Filed: December 12, 2012
Issued: June 12, 2014
Inventor: Todd Layt
Application number: 20140165244
Abstract: ‘HB1.08’ is a distinctive variety of Hardenbergia violacea which is characterized by long and narrow foliage, short petioles, reduced internode length, and a greater number of inflorescences.
Type: Application
Filed: December 12, 2012
Issued: June 12, 2014
Inventor: Todd Layt
Application number: 20140157466
Abstract: ‘LC01’ is a distinctive variety of Callistemon viminalis which is characterized by the combination of a short to medium height, large leaves, deep green foliage, large inflorescence, and stability and uniformity of traits through successive cycles of asexual propagation.
Type: Application
Filed: December 5, 2012
Issued: June 5, 2014
Inventor: Graham Brown
Application number: 20140123351
Abstract: ‘TWD01’ is a distinctive variety of Grevillea hybrid which is characterized by a short plant height, a denser plant habit, larger leaves, and a compact red flower.
Type: Application
Filed: October 26, 2012
Issued: May 1, 2014
Inventor: Michael Wood
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
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
Patent number: PP24409
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Distylium plant named ‘PIIDIST-II’, characterized by its compact, spreading growth habit, maroon-purple new growth, dark blue-green mature foliage, and reddish maroon flowers.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 6, 2011
Issued: April 29, 2014
Assignees: Plant Introductions, Inc., University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
Inventor: Michael A. Dirr
Patent number: PP24410
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Distylium plant named ‘PIIDIST-I’, characterized by its compact, upright-spreading growth habit, yellow-green new growth, dark green mature foliage, and reddish purple flowers.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 6, 2011
Issued: April 29, 2014
Assignees: Plant Introductions, Inc., University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
Inventor: Michael A. Dirr
Patent number: PP24412
Abstract: A new and distinct Haworthia cultivar named ‘CAPETOWN’ is disclosed, characterized by unique dotted leaves, top and underside. The new variety has strong roots and faster than normal growth rate. The new variety is a Haworthia, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
Type: Grant
Filed: July 20, 2012
Issued: April 29, 2014
Assignee: Wander-Tuinier BV
Inventor: Rogier Willems
Patent number: PP24422
Abstract: ‘R10-102’ is a new Ruellia plant distinguished by having excellent landscape performance, violet flowers, and no fruiting, as disclosed.
Type: Grant
Filed: June 8, 2012
Issued: May 6, 2014
Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
Inventor: Rosanna Freyre
Patent number: PP24423
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Rosmarinus plant named ‘Sunkissed’, characterized by its upright and somewhat outwardly spreading plant habit; green and golden yellow bi-colored leaves; blue-colored flowers and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: July 3, 2012
Issued: May 6, 2014
Assignee: Lowaters Nursery
Inventor: Elliot Groves
Patent number: PP24443
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buxus plant named ‘RLH-BI’, characterized by its compact, outwardly spreading to decumbent, billowy and mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit; moderately rapid growth rate; freely branching habit; flexible lateral branches that are resistant to cracking and splitting; bright green-colored developing leaves that become dark green with development; and good winter hardiness.
Type: Grant
Filed: September 27, 2012
Issued: May 13, 2014
Assignee: Head's Select Inc.
Inventors: Robert Harold Head, Lisa Jones Head
Patent number: PP24444
Abstract: ‘CV01’ is a distinctive variety of Callistemon viminalis, which is characterized by its combination of columnar shape, tall plant height, strong branching, short leaf blade, and stability and uniformity of traits through successive cycles of asexual propagation.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 25, 2012
Issued: May 13, 2014
Inventor: Graham Brown
Patent number: PP24445
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Abelia plant named ‘Minduo1’, characterized by its compact plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; freely and continuous flowering habit; relatively large inflorescences; pale yellow and purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: September 27, 2012
Issued: May 13, 2014
Assignee: Pépiniéres Minier
Inventor: Olivier Nazeyrollas
Patent number: PP24446
Abstract: A new cultivar of hybrid Ipomoea named ‘Kelly Ray’, characterized by its unique foliage with cordate shaped leaves that are irregularly mottled with dark purple and lime green and occasionally divided with one half of the leaf purple and one half of the leaf lime green.
Type: Grant
Filed: December 7, 2011
Issued: May 13, 2014
Assignee: Marcums Nursery
Inventor: Kelly R. Marcum
Patent number: PP24534
Abstract: A new cultivar of Magnolia laevifolia ‘Free Spirit’, characterized by its very floriferous habit, its flowers that are held upright on the stems, and its low growing and broadly horizontal spreading plant habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: June 26, 2012
Issued: June 10, 2014
Assignee: Plants Nouveau
Inventor: Barry E. Sligh
Patent number: PP24535
Abstract: A new and distinct form of Cistus plant characterized by gold leaves, a low, mounding habit, and excellent vigor.
Type: Grant
Filed: April 17, 2012
Issued: June 10, 2014
Inventor: John C. Pavlich
Patent number: PP24536
Abstract: A new cultivar of Philadephus, ‘Dainty Lady’, characterized by its upright, narrowly spreading plant habit with suitability for growing in small gardens, its leaves that are narrow in shape and are tinged with maroon on the young growth in spring of the terminal shoots, its slender stems that on mature plants (2 years in age) turn brown to mahogany in color in winter and provides interest when not in flower, its highly fragrant flowers with calyces that are green/maroon in color, and its ability to grow under a wide range of soil conditions.
Type: Grant
Filed: October 4, 2012
Issued: June 10, 2014
Inventor: Peter R. Moore
Patent number: PP24537
Abstract: A distinct female cultivar of Salix viminalis×(Salix sachalinensis×Salix miyabeana) named ‘Preble’, characterized by rapid stem growth producing 29% more woody biomass than the average of three current production cultivars (Salix×dasyclados ‘SV1’ (unpatented), Salix sachalinensis ‘SX61’ (unpatented), and Salix miyabeana ‘SX64’ (unpatented)) when grown in the same field for the same length of time (three growing seasons after coppice) in two different trials in Constableville, N.Y. and Middlebury, Vt. ‘Preble’ can be planted from dormant stem cuttings, produces multiple stems after coppice and the stem biomass can be harvested when the plant is dormant. In the spring following harvest, the plant will re-sprout very vigorously, producing new stems that can be harvested repeatedly after two to four years of growth. ‘Preble’ displays a low incidence of rust disease and is not damaged by potato leafhoppers.
Type: Grant
Filed: February 29, 2012
Issued: June 10, 2014
Assignee: Suny Research Foundation
Inventors: Lawrence P. Abrahamson, Richard F. Kopp, Lawrence B. Smart, Timothy A. Volk
Patent number: PP24553
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: Grant
Filed: July 20, 2012
Issued: June 17, 2014
Assignee: Plant Development Services, Inc.
Inventor: Robert Lee
Patent number: PP24572
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Bokrasopin’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and somewhat outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely and repeat-flowering habit; red purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: July 27, 2012
Issued: June 24, 2014
Assignee: Boot & Co.
Inventor: Kees Jan Kraan
Patent number: PP24584
Abstract: A new cultivar of Lonicera, ‘Logozam’, characterized by its large bright yellow fragrant flowers, its upright and rounded plant habit, its red fruit, its dark green foliage, and its vigorous growth habit.
Type: Grant
Filed: March 21, 2013
Issued: July 1, 2014
Assignee: Lake Country Nursery
Inventor: James W. Zampini
Patent number: PP24585
Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘Bokrasopea’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and somewhat outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely and repeat-flowering habit; white-colored flowers that are tinged with red purple and with red purple-colored throats; and good garden performance.
Type: Grant
Filed: July 27, 2012
Issued: July 1, 2014
Assignee: Boot & Co.
Inventor: Kees Jan Kraan
Patent number: PP24640
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: Grant
Filed: February 21, 2012
Issued: July 15, 2014
Assignee: Plant Development Services Inc.
Inventor: James Fleming
Patent number: PP24703
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: Grant
Filed: October 9, 2012
Issued: July 29, 2014
Assignee: CP Delaware, Inc.
Inventor: Norman H. Cole, III
Patent number: PP24780
Abstract: A new and distinct Rodgersia plant characterized by exceptionally dark and shiny spring leaves, dark tinted new leaves and leaf edges in summer, and excellent vigor.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 14, 2012
Issued: August 19, 2014
Assignee: Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
Inventor: Harini Korlipara