Patents Assigned to Plant Introductions, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20160081248
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lagerstroemia plant named ‘PIILAG-VIII’, characterized by its compact, upright, intermediate growth habit, dark burgundy foliage that is planar, numerous large pink inflorescenes, resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot, and increase cold hardiness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Publication number: 20160081247
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lagerstroemia plant named ‘PIILAG-VII’, characterized by its compact, upright, intermediate growth habit, reddish new growth, and lustrous dark green foliage in summer, red flowers where the petals cover the stamens, superior resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot, and increased cold hardiness compared to standard red flowered cultivars, ‘Whit II’ and ‘Whit IV’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda HELVICK, Oren MCBEE, Mark GRIFFITH, Jeff BEASLEY, Michael A. DIRR
  • Publication number: 20160081245
    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: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Publication number: 20160081249
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘PIIGA-II’, characterized by fragrant, double white flowers, abundant large flowers in spring with reblooming to fall, lustrous, dark green foliage, compact upright growth habit, cold hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 7, and resistance to root rot diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda HELVICK, Oren McBEE, Mark GRIFFITH, Jeff BEASLEY, Michael A. DIRR
  • Publication number: 20160081246
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lantana plant named ‘PIIL-I’, characterized by its low growing, layered and spreading growth habit; leathery, scabrous, lustrous dark green foliage; continuous flowering; and dark yellow flower buds that open to dark yellow and age to orange and eventually to orange-red. There are no other cultivars of Lantana with this combination of characteristics known to the inventor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Publication number: 20160081244
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vitex plant named ‘PIIVAC-II’, characterized by its compact, rounded growth habit, dark green foliage, dark bluish purple flowers, short internodes, and flowers on every terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP25914
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vitex plant named ‘PIIVAC-I’, characterized by its compact, rounded to upright-spreading growth habit, dark green foliage, dark bluish purple flowers, and resistance to leaf spot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventor: Matthew A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP25925
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lagerstroemia plant named ‘PIILAG-V’, characterized by its compact, rounded, intermediate growth habit, dark maroon-purple foliage, dark pink flowers, and resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventor: Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP25984
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Distylium plant named ‘PIIDIST-IV’, characterized by its compact, upright growth habit, reddish new growth, lustrous, leathery, dark green mature foliage, resistance to insects and disease, and tolerance of wet and dry soil conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP26182
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Hydrangea macrophylla plant named ‘Bountiful Bouquets’, characterized by its remontant (reblooming) trait, flowering on old wood and new growth of the season; medium pink mophead inflorescences or medium blue inflorescences in non-aluminum or aluminum based media, respectively; compact, rounded growth habit; strong stems that hold the inflorescences upright; matte, dark green foliage; and moderate resistance to powdery mildew.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignees: Plant Introductions, Inc., University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP26183
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lagerstroemia plant named ‘PIILAG-VI’, characterized by its compact, rounded to upright, intermediate growth habit, orange-red new growth, dark green mature foliage, orange-red young stems, bright red flowers, ability to rebloom in about 5-6 weeks if old flowers are removed, and resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP26278
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘PIIBD-II’, characterized by its compact, rounded to upright growth habit, dark green foliage, reddish pink flowers with an orange center, and long flowering season, with flowers produced from summer to the first frost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP26305
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘PIIBD-I’, characterized by its compact, rounded to upright growth habit, dark green foliage, dark violet-purple flowers with an orange center, and long flowering season, with flowers produced from summer to the first frost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP26306
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘PIIBD-III’, characterized by its compact, rounded to upright growth habit, dark gray-green foliage, violet, deliciously sweet fragrant flowers with an orange center, and long flowering season, with flowers produced from spring to the first frost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael A. Dirr, Joshua H. Kardos
  • Patent number: PP26775
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vitex plant named ‘PIIVAC-II’, characterized by its compact, rounded growth habit, dark green foliage, dark bluish purple flowers, short internodes, and flowers on every terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP27194
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lagerstroemia plant named ‘PIILAG-VIII’, characterized by its compact, upright, intermediate growth habit, dark burgundy foliage that is planar, numerous large pink inflorescenes, resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot, and increase cold hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP27252
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lantana plant named ‘PIIL-I’, characterized by its low growing, layered and spreading growth habit; leathery, scabrous, lustrous dark green foliage; continuous flowering; and dark yellow flower buds that open to dark yellow and age to orange and eventually to orange-red. There are no other cultivars of Lantana with this combination of characteristics known to the inventor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP27258
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘PIIGA-II’, characterized by fragrant, double white flowers, abundant large flowers in spring with reblooming to fall, lustrous, dark green foliage, compact upright growth habit, and cold hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP27303
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Lagerstroemia plant named ‘PIILAG-VII’, characterized by its compact, upright, intermediate growth habit, reddish new growth, and lustrous dark green foliage in summer, red flowers where the petals cover the stamens, superior resistance to powdery mildew and Cercospora leaf spot, and increased cold hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • 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