Patents Assigned to Walters Gardens Inc.
  • Publication number: 20220386518
    Abstract: A new and distinct plant cultivar of hardy herbaceous false indigo plant named Baptisia ‘Plum Rosy’ characterized by flowers that open up mauve-pinkish and lighten to a soft pink producing a bi-color spike colored on long spikes beginning in late May and continuing for two to three weeks. The new plant has a narrow, tall, upright, vase-shaped, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with glaucous medium-green tri-foliate foliage and is suitable for landscaping as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20220369528
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of perennial Sedum plant named ‘Spellbound’ is characterized by tight-forming compact clumps with greyed-green to greyed-purple glaucous foliage on vertical to slightly highly branching flower stems that resist falling over and opening up in the center of the plant throughout the growing season. Numerous stems produce a multitude of flowers beginning as soft-pink buds and opening to creamy-colored flowers that completely cover the top and sides of the domed plant. The new plant is useful for the landscape in containers, as specimen or en masse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20220338402
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Creeping Phlox plant named ‘Eye Caramba’ characterized by vigorous, dense, rapidly-spreading, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright green, narrow leaves. Flowering begins in late April and continuing for up to five weeks in cooler weather conditions, on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals of newly opened flowers are deep purplish-pink with a reddish-pink eye and a small notch in the tips of the petals. The new plant is able to withstand dry conditions once established, and the foliage stays clean and resists mildew. The new plant is especially suitable for the landscape as a potted plant and in the garden as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20220338403
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Night Owl’ characterized by compact habit of lanceolate foliage developing dark grayed-purplish color in strong ultraviolet light exposure. Leaves have large, widely-spaced, firm, marginal teeth and small, semi-flexible apical mucro. The new plant has numerous chartreuse flowers with burgundy blushing on tall, stiff, stoutly-branched scapes. The new plant is suitable as a potted houseplant plant, as a container plant for the patio or garden and for the garden or planted in the landscape, and the flowers are loaded with nectar for attracting hummingbirds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34689
    Abstract: A new and distinct plant cultivar of hardy herbaceous False Indigo plant named Baptisia ‘Burgundy Blast’ characterized by flowers that open up dark wine-purple beginning in late May and continuing for two weeks. The new plant has a narrow, medium height, upright, vase-shaped, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with glaucous dark-green tri-foliate foliage and is suitable for landscaping as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34692
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Black Magic’ characterized by compact habit of lanceolate foliage with near-black color in strong ultraviolet light exposure. The new plant has numerous bronze flowers on dense, tall, stiff, highly-branched scapes. The foliage has small, flexible, marginal teeth and flexible to semi-flexible terminal mucro. The new plant is suitable as a potted houseplant plant, as a container plant for the patio or garden and for the garden or planted in the landscape, and the flowers are loaded with nectar for attracting hummingbirds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34707
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of hardy herbaceous False Indigo plant named ‘Honey Roasted’ characterized by flowers that open up dark mahogany with a complementary bright yellow keel beginning in late May and continuing for two to three weeks. The new plant has a narrow, medium-height, upright, mounded shaped, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with glaucous dark-green tri-foliate foliage and is suitable for landscaping as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34715
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of ornamental cultivar of hybrid ornamental Bee Balm plant named Monarda ‘Berry Taffy’ with deep-green, highly-glossy, powdery mildew-tolerant foliage that emerges with moderate to strong anthocyanin blushing and mature to deep green and flower heads of hot raspberry-pink flowers. The bracts subtending inflorescences have deep reddish and wine coloration. The plant habit is compact and winter-hardy, useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or as a containerized plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34806
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Terms of Endearment’ of large, arching mounds of broadly ovate, bluish-green leaves having wide chartreuse margins upon emerging and maturing to creamy-yellow margins. The variegation is also attractively displayed with numerous featherings of intermediate colors between the center the leaf margins. The flowers are very pale purple to near white held just above the foliage beginning in late June for about four and a half weeks. ‘Terms of Endearment’ has excellent very large mounded habit and is useful in the landscape, as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34896
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of hyssop, Agastache plant named ‘Queen Nectarine’ with medium-sized, dense, rounded, well-branched habit. The flowers cover the top two-thirds of the plant, are large, soft-peach colored, with mauve-colored calyxes in densely branched panicles over an extended period beginning in early summer. The new plant is useful in the landscape and as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP34910
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of hyssop, Agastache plant named ‘Royal Raspberry’ with medium-sized, dense, mounded, well-branched habit and spring foliage color with burgundy cast. The large flowers of rosy-purple coloration begin in early summer and cover the top two-thirds of the plant. The effective flowering season is extended with burgundy-colored calyxes in densely branched panicles. The new plant is useful in the landscape and as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35035
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of ornamental Spiked Speedwell, Veronica spicata plant named ‘Ever After’, with medium height, stiff, upright, compound branched spikes of densely-arranged lilac-colored flowers beginning in early summer and continuing for twelve to fourteen weeks above dark-green, lanceolate, highly lustrous foliage. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, as a container plant, or as a cut flower, and maintains its foliage through the season with good disease tolerance, specifically rust resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35054
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Pinky Promise’ with numerous, single, lightly-sweet fragrant flowers producing a full rounded face. Each flower has five overlapping petals that are fuchsia-pink colored with small darker red bar in the center. Petals have moderate dentate apices. Flowering season is strong for four weeks beginning in late spring nearly completely covering the dome of the plant. The habit is compact, heavily branched, moderately spreading, and dense, with lightly glaucous blue-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35055
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Funky Fuchsia’ with numerous, large, fully-double, lightly-fragrant flowers producing a rounded full face of solid fuchsia-purple flowers. The flowers are held closely together and cover the top of clump on well-branched sterns having up to 4 flowers per stern beginning in early June and sporadically into fall. The plant is compact with long, thin, bluish-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35063
    Abstract: The new and distinct hardy perennial plant, Heliopsis ‘Bit of Honey’, has dense, rounded, mound habit with extensively-branched, predominately strong upright stems that resist lodging. The foliage is narrowly ovate to broadly lanceolate with green surrounding the veins and near white between the veins. Inflorescences are in a capitulum with two or three whorls of golden-yellow, overlapping, ray florets and central disk florets of gold coloration. The new plant is freely flowering and begins blooming in early summer and continues for about six weeks. The new plant is useful in the landscape en masse, as an accent, in containers or as cut flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35084
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Red Rouge’ with numerous, single, lightly-sweet fragrant flowers producing a full rounded face. Each flower has five overlapping petals that are burgundy red with irregularly rosy-pink flecking and edges. The flowering season is strong for four weeks beginning in late spring and continues less densely to early fall. The habit is compact and dense with glaucous blue-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35134
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Lone Star’ with large, broadly-mounded habit of heavy-substance, stiff, variegated foliage. Leaves are glaucous, ovate with coarsely, weakly undulate, yellowish-chartreuse margins, medium-green centers, and intermediate colors between. Flowers are pale lavender, held well out around foliage beginning in early July. The new plant is attractive for landscaping in the garden as a specimen, in mass and as a large container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35135
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Gigantosaurus’ with large, rounded-mound habit of heavy-substance, stiff, variegated foliage. Leaves are moderately glaucous, broadly ovate with coarsely, weakly-undulate, creamy-white margins, bluish-green centers and intermediate colors between. Flowers are light purple, held just above foliage beginning in late June. The new plant is attractive for landscaping in the garden as a specimen, in mass and as a large container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35141
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘The Fuchsia is Bright’ with large fragrant inflorescences on strong, branched stems producing single whorls of bright fuchsia-pink colored, overlapping, ray florets on dark reddish stems. The large inflorescence produces ray florets that tend to stay nearly horizontal through maturity. The new plant flowers from mid-summer to late summer, and is suitable as a potted plant, for the landscape, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35153
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘One in a Melon’ with very large fragrant inflorescences on strong, stiff stems producing single whorls of large, melon-colored, strongly-overlapping, ray florets. The large inflorescence produces ray florets that tend to stay nearly horizontal through maturity. The new plant flowers from mid-summer to late summer, and is suitable as a potted plant, for the landscape, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen