Shrub Or Vine Patents (Class PLT/226)
  • Publication number: 20170042074
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Spiraea plant named ‘Odessa’, characterized by its deep rosy-pink colored flowers, dark green-colored foliage, and moderately vigorous, compact-globular growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventor: Herman Geers
  • Publication number: 20170034975
    Abstract: A new and distinct Sambucus cultivar named ‘SANIVALK’ is disclosed, characterized by a very hardy plant of compact and bushy growth, dark green leaves with narrow cream-colored margins, young leaves with intense yellow margins, and free flowering. The new variety is a Sambucus normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Applicant: A. Brand and Sons
    Inventor: Peter Brand
  • Publication number: 20160381847
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Pieris plant named ‘Sincere’, characterized by its compact and upright plant habit; freely branching habit; leaves that are initially red purple in color and with development become green in color; inflorescences that are upright to drooping in aspect; deep red purple-colored flower buds; relatively late flowering response; numerous white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventor: Sven E. Svenson
  • Publication number: 20160381846
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Pieris plant named ‘Cabernet’, characterized by its compact plant habit; freely branching habit; leaves that are initially greyed red in color and with development become green in color; inflorescences that are horizontal to drooping in aspect; relatively late flowering response; numerous deep red purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventor: Sven E. Svenson
  • Publication number: 20160374240
    Abstract: A new and distinct Viburnum cultivar named ‘NCVX1’ is disclosed, characterized by highly glossy, semi-evergreen foliage, which exhibits Fall color of red to purple. Plants are compact with a uniquely prostrate branching habit. Abundant cymes are produced with 150 to 400 florets. The new variety is a Viburnum normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas Green Ranney
  • Publication number: 20160374242
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Berberis plant named ‘Orange Torch’, characterized by spring foliage color of medium yellow and yellow-green tinted with red-orange, bright red young stem color; and moderately vigorous, compact, narrowly-upright growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventor: Patrick Pineau
  • Publication number: 20160374241
    Abstract: A new and distinct Viburnum cultivar named ‘NCVR1’ is disclosed, characterized by dark green, evergreen leaves. Plants are compact and produce abundant white flowers in Spring. The new variety is a Viburnum normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Thomas Green Ranney
  • 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: 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: 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: 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
  • 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
  • Patent number: PP27469
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Inventor: Todd Anthony Layt
  • Patent number: PP27505
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Richard Wells
  • Patent number: PP27546
    Abstract: A 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: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: KOLSTER HOLDING BV
    Inventor: Peter R. Kolster
  • Patent number: PP27547
    Abstract: ‘LJ23’ is a distinctive variety of Callistemon viminalis which is characterized by the combination of a dense growth habit, large leaves, and green foliage as well as the stability and uniformity of traits through successive cycles of asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Inventor: Todd Anthony Layt
  • Patent number: PP27548
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: GardenGenetics LLC
    Inventor: Michael S. Uchneat
  • Patent number: PP27549
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP27550
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP27551
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy D. Wood
  • Patent number: PP27552
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Viburnum plicata plant named ‘JWW 5’ that is characterized by its dense and distinct upright plant habit, its sterile flowers that blushed pink in color, its young stems that are red in color, and its well-developed fruits that are large, glossy and red in color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Inventor: Jan-Willem Wezelenburg
  • Patent number: PP27590
    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: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: CP DELAWARE, INC.
    Inventor: Michael S. Dobres
  • Patent number: PP27631
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Distylium plant named ‘PIIDIST-V’, characterized by its compact, layered, and mounding growth habit, reddish new growth, blue-green mature foliage, and cold tolerance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP27647
    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: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Co.
    Inventor: Michael Farrow
  • Patent number: PP27648
    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: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Inventor: John Lord
  • Patent number: PP27661
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP27662
    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: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Inventor: Mark Jury
  • Patent number: PP27663
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP27683
    Abstract: ‘VOC1’ is a distinctive variety of Viburnum odoratissimum which is characterized by the combination of a smaller overall plant size, a denser plant habit, a smaller leaf size and the strong expression of red anthocyanin pigments in immature foliage growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Inventor: Jonathon Williams
  • Patent number: PP27713
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: PP27748
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: PP27749
    Abstract: A new and distinct Medinilla hybrid plant named ‘AROSA’, characterized by an erect shrub plant, measuring about 30 cm in total height (when first flowering) and about 40 cm in diameter; green colored leaves, measuring about 13-18 cm in length and bout 7 cm in width; pendulous panicle, measuring about 20 cm in length and about 10 cm in diameter, with red-purple (RHS 65D) flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Corn Bak B.V.
    Inventors: Elly Bak, Nicolaas Steur
  • Patent number: PP27750
    Abstract: A new and distinct Loropetalum cultivar named ‘KURENAI’ is disclosed, characterized by deep red foliage and bright 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: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: PP27751
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: PP27752
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery Inc.
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki