Patents Assigned to Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
  • Patent number: PP35342
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-144-1’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for good performance as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-144-1’ has consistent foliage color patterning and fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. UF20-144-1 has foliage that is predominantly yellow green with well-defined dark red colored leaf bases and pinstripes around the entire leaf margin. ‘UF20-144-1’ maintains its bright foliage color in a broad range of environmental conditions. It is a vigorous plant that can easily grow five feet tall in the landscape in one season, maintaining consistent color in both sun and shade. It is upright and spreading in habit, but it is highly branched and uniform, and grows wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35345
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-134-1’, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for good performance as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-134-1’ has foliage that is consistent deep red across the plant, with distinct chartreuse spots and leaf margins. ‘UF20-134-1’ is an extremely vigorous cultivar, which is not typical of most predominantly red-foliage-colored Coleus cultivars. It has a compact, upright and spreading habit, but it is more highly branched and uniform in shape compared to other red-foliage-colored Coleus cultivars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35346
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-27-11’ selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for good performance as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-27-11’ has novel and contrasting dark red leaf color with prominent chartreuse highlights between the leaf veins and around the leaf margins in a netted pattern. It has very stable leaf color in both sun and shade, is well-branched and vigorous, and maintains its foliage color late into the fall season until frost. ‘UF20-27-11’ has excellent lateral branching with an upright and spreading growth habit, making it suitable for propagators and producers. It has been observed to have long-season performance in landscape trials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35347
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-73-3’, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for good performance as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-73-3’ was selected for its consistent foliage color patterning and for its fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF20-73-3’ has foliage that is predominantly deep purple with consistent deep pink centers, and well-defined bright lime green accents at the leaf margin. ‘UF20-73-3’ is exceptional because it maintains a strong pink center and bright leaf margins in a broad range of environmental conditions. It is a vigorous plant that can easily grow to four feet tall in the landscape in one season, maintaining similar color in both sun and shade. It is upright, spreading, highly branched and grows wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35349
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-140-2’, selected for its combination of novel foliage shape and multi-colored patterning. It has multi-colored yellowish green foliage with dark red margins and accents, purplish red mid-veins, and pale greenish yellow bases. The foliage color shows stability in both sun and shade. The unique shape of the foliage is extremely uniform across the plant throughout development. It grows quickly under greenhouse production conditions and establishes well in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-140-2’ has an upright and spreading growth habit, but it is highly branched and uniform, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35451
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-103-3’, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-103-3’ was selected for its consistent foliage color patterning, and also for its fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF20-103-3’ has ruffled, highly lobed foliage that is predominantly dark red with consistent yellow green accents and leaf margins. ‘UF20-103-3’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF20-103-3’ is upright and spreading in habit, but it is highly branched, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35576
    Abstract: ‘FL12-236’ is a new and distinct hybrid of southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) variety distinguished at least by a low to very low chilling requirement, vigorous and healthy, spreading growth habit, high early yield, good field disease resistance, and large fruit that are very sweet of pink-yellow color and exhibit very small picking scars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul M. Lyrene, James W. Olmstead, Patricio R. Munoz
  • Patent number: PP35600
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF20-20-5’, selected for its combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for good performance as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF20-20-5’ was selected for its consistent foliage color patterning, and fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF20-20-5’ has bright greyish red foliage with purplish red centers, yellow green margins, prominent greyish red and purplish red mid-veins, and pale yellow green bases. It is a vigorous plant that easily grows four feet tall in the landscape in one season, maintaining similar color in both sun and shade. ‘UF20-20-5’ maintains its foliage colors for an entire summer garden season in a broad range of environmental conditions due to the retention of its foliage for an extended period. It has an upright and spreading habit, but it is uniform, growing wider than tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35697
    Abstract: ‘UF22-129-3’ is a new Coleus plant, selected for having a combination of novel vigorous upright growth habit, and highly lobed and ruffled leaves that are colored bright yellow green with distinct pale yellow green and greenish yellow midveins and accents. ‘UF22-129-3’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF22-129-3’ is extremely vigorous and fast-growing with excellent lateral branching. ‘UF22-129-3’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35710
    Abstract: ‘UF22-28-3’ is a new Coleus plant with a combination of novel characteristics which include vigorous, compact growth habit and spreading plant form, excellent heat tolerance, and consistent bright yellowish green leaves. It has superior stability in foliage color in both sun and shade conditions, maintaining stable color in all conditions. ‘UF22-28-3’ is unique because it grows almost twice as wide as it grows tall, a characteristic not seen in comparable commercial cultivars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35711
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF21-83-1’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF21-83-1’ has consistent foliage color patterning, and fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF21-83-1’ has ruffled, highly lobed foliage that is predominantly dark red with consistent yellowish green leaf margins and a yellowish green base on the upper surface and undersides. ‘UF21-83-1’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF21-83-1’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35712
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF21-9-11’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF21-9-11’ has consistent foliage color patterning and fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF21-9-11’ has lance-shaped foliage that is predominantly greyish red with yellow green leaf margins and yellow green spots that are uniformly distributed across the leaf surface. ‘UF21-9-11’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF21-9-11’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35713
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF22-17-1’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-17-1’ has foliage that is consistent bright reddish orange, surrounded by well-defined yellow green leaf margins. This bi-colored combination is novel, and ‘UF22-17-1’ maintains both colors under a wide range of light conditions. ‘UF22-17-1’ has exceptional vigor, grows wider than it does tall, and is highly branched and uniform in shape. ‘UF22-17-1’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35714
    Abstract: ‘UF22-127-1’ is a new Coleus plant, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-127-1’ was selected for its consistent strong brown foliage color, and also for its fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF22-127-1’ has ruffled, highly lobed foliage that is predominantly strong brown with consistent yellowish green accents at the leaf margins. ‘UF22-127-1’ maintains these colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF22-127-1’ is upright in growth habit, but is highly branched and spreading in plant form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35715
    Abstract: ‘UF22-191-7’ is a new Coleus plant, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-191-7’ was selected for its consistent four-color foliage color patterning and for its fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF22-191-7’ has lance-shaped leaves that are predominantly yellowish green with consistent purplish red, greyish purple, and light greenish yellow accents and leaf patterning. ‘UF22-191-7’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade until the end of the garden season. ‘UF22-191-7’ is drooping in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35720
    Abstract: ‘UF22-146-3’ is a new Coleus plant, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-146-3’ was selected for its consistent and novel bright reddish brown to dark red foliage color and for its consistent compact and mounding habit and vigorous growth rate in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF22-146-3’ has large, lance-shaped leaves that are twice as long as they are wide. ‘UF22-146-3’ maintains its foliage colors and leaf patterns in both sun and shade until the end of the garden season. ‘UF22-146-3’ has a highly branched and spreading form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35723
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF21-9-16’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as a versatile annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF21-9-16’ has consistent foliage color patterning and a fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF21-9-16’ has lance-shaped and lobed foliage that is predominantly dark red with consistent yellowish green leaf margins and uniform yellowish green spots across the leaf surface. ‘UF21-9-16’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF21-9-16’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35724
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF21-9-4’ having a combination of desirable traits that makes it well-suited for use as a colorful annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF21-9-4’ has consistent foliage color patterning and fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF21-9-4’ has lance-shaped foliage that is predominantly yellowish green with consistent reddish brown centers and light yellow green spots. ‘UF21-9-4’ is exceptional because it maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF21-9-4’ is compact and upright in growth habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35789
    Abstract: ‘UF22-284-1’ is a new Coleus plant, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-284-1’ was selected for its consistent foliage color patterning and for its fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF22-284-1’ has foliage that is predominantly colored yellow green with dark greyish red coloration broadly concentrated in the center of the leaf blade and narrowing toward the leaf apex along the leaf veins in a netted pattern on the upper surface of mature leaves. ‘UF22-284-1’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade until the end of the garden season. ‘UF22-284-1’ is upright in habit and is highly branched with spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35802
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa), which originated from seed produced by a hand-pollinated cross between ‘FL 13.27-142’ and ‘FL 16.78-94’. The new strawberry, named ‘FL 18.52-66’, can be distinguished at least by its white internal fruit color when fully ripe; white external fruit color with a pink blush and red achenes when fully ripe; consistent conical shape; and moderate acid content when grown in West Central Florida or other regions that have a climate similar to that of West Central Florida.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: Vance Whitaker