Patents Assigned to Monrovia Nursery Company
  • Patent number: 6889489
    Abstract: A self propelled, steerable, vertically adjustable, hydraulicly driven, ganged mowing machine for trimming nursery products. The machine generally includes a horizontal platform that supports a staggered array of mower decks. Each mower deck is driven by a hydraulic motor operatively connected to a mower blade for trimming the nursery products. The platform is slideably connected to right and left vertically stationary frames such that the platform is vertically adjustable with respect to the ground, via a hydraulic cylinder interconnecting the platform and each frame. Each vertical frame includes an independently controllable hydraulically driven traction drive motor operably connected to a drive wheel for propelling the machine. The mowing machine also includes a prime mover. The prime mover drives a number of hydraulic pumps. At least one of the hydraulic pumps drives the hydraulic motors which drive the mower blades.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2005
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventors: Willis Fackrell, Bill Valov, C. Marrs Gist, Kevin Kling, Roger Rivers
  • Patent number: PP15243
    Abstract: A new and distinct Buxus plant named ‘Monrue’, characterized by its upright and columnar plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit and short internodes; dense and bushy plant form; dark green foliage color that is retained throughout the year; and relative resistance to root rot pathogens common to Buxus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2004
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Greg Rusow
  • Patent number: PP21687
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Camellia plant named ‘MonDel’, characterized by its compact and upright plant habit; freely branching habit; freely flowering habit; relatively long flowering period; single pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Brad Crocker
  • Patent number: PP21941
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Ilex plant named ‘Monnieves’, characterized by its compact, upright and open plant form; freely branching habit; vigorous growth habit; dark burgundy-colored developing stems; dark green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Nieves Garcia
  • Patent number: PP23886
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Cedar tree named ‘Monkinn’, characterized by its compact and low spreading plant habit; relatively slow-growing growth habit; freely branching habit, dense and bushy plant form; young leaves that are greyed yellow in color becoming golden yellow with development and maintaining the golden yellow coloration throughout the winter; and leaves that are resistant to sun-burning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Ron Damien Kinney
  • Patent number: PP25363
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Thuja plant named ‘MonPin’, characterized by its compact and upright plant habit; pyramidal plant form; freely branching habit; dense and bushy form; developing leaves are golden yellow to light yellow green in color becoming darker green with development; and good winter hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Rigoberto Pineda
  • Patent number: PP25503
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Tsuga plant named ‘MonKinn’, characterized by its compact, upright to arching and mounding plant habit; vigorous and moderately fast-growing growth habit; freely branching habit, dense and bushy plant form; bright yellow green-colored developing leaves; and tolerance to full sunlight conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Ron Damien Kinney
  • Patent number: PP25915
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Laurus plant named ‘MonRik’, characterized by its compact, upright to somewhat outwardly spreading and uniformly mounded plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; fragrant dark green-colored leaves; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Richard H. Wells
  • Patent number: PP25958
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Hosta plant named ‘MonLisa’, characterized by its medium-sized plant with uniformly mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit; medium bluish green-colored leaves with wide creamy white-colored borders; pale lavender-colored flowers positioned on strong peduncles; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Andres Alamillo
  • Patent number: PP26250
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lithodora plant named ‘MonRik’, characterized by its compact, upright to somewhat outwardly spreading and uniformly mounded plant habit; freely branching habit; green and creamy white-colored variegated leaves; bright blue-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: MONROVIA NURSERY COMPANY
    Inventor: Rick Wells
  • Patent number: PP27067
    Abstract: A new and distinct Thuja cultivar named ‘MonRig’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive Yellow-Green and Green foliage, which changes to chocolate brown in the Winter. Plants have distinctive tight, upright growth habit. The new cultivar is a Thuja, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Rigoberto Pineda
  • Patent number: PP27468
    Abstract: A new and distinct Tsuga cultivar named ‘MonJers’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive Yellow-Orange winter foliage. Plants have a distinctive upright, pyramidal growth habit. The new cultivar is a Tsuga, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Ron D. Kinney
  • 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: PP28082
    Abstract: A new and distinct Juniperus cultivar named ‘MonGeo’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive Yellow 5A foliage patches and Greyed-Purple winter foliage. The new cultivar is a Juniperus horizaontalis, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Ron D. Kinney
  • Patent number: PP28549
    Abstract: A new and distinct Mahonia cultivar named ‘MONRWS’ is disclosed, characterized by greyed-purple fall foliage, yellow green Spring foliage and purple berries. The new variety is a Mahonia, typically produced as an outdoor ornamental plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Rick Wells
  • Patent number: PP28725
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Cesar Velazquez
  • Patent number: PP30465
    Abstract: A new and distinct Schefflera cultivar named ‘Monhinschf’ is disclosed, characterized by bright yellow-green petioles on bushy, vigorous plants. ‘Monhinschf’ grows quickly, propagates easily and tolerates cold temperatures. The new variety is a Schefflera taiwaniana, normally produced as an outdoor ornamental garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Richard Wells
  • Patent number: PP30596
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hydrangea cultivar named ‘MONPULSEL’ is disclosed, characterized by broad foliage which is noticeably thicker and more rigid than typical. Plants are strongly upright with compact growth. Branching is excellent, with strong branches produced, holding inflorescences at a more upright position. The new variety is a Hydrangea, normally produced as an ornamental plant for containers or gardens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Richard Wells
  • Patent number: PP31107
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Prunus plant named ‘MONARONE’ is disclosed, characterized by reduced flower and fruit production on compact plants. Foliage is distinctively short and has less susceptibility to shot hole disease. The new cultivar is a Prunus, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Cesar Velazquez
  • Patent number: PP32350
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Pinus mugo named ‘MonJaw’ is disclosed, characterized by its compact, mounding form, bright green winter color, and long needles. The new cultivar is a Pinus, typically suited for ornamental use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Monrovia Nursery Company
    Inventor: Richard Wells