Patents Examined by Anne Marie Grünberg
  • Patent number: PP14117
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a verbena plant named ‘Sunmaref TP-SAP’ having a broad spreading growth habit and long stems. The plant has abundant branching and forms a large number of flowers in clusters with a great profusion of blooms. The blooming period is from April to November and the flowering duration is long with the entire plant remaining in bloom for a considerable period of time. The flower size is medium and the petal color is a strong purplish pink. The plant is highly tolerant to cold, drought, rain and heat, and exhibits high resistance to pests and diseases, particularly to powdery mildew.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2003
    Assignee: Suntory Limited
    Inventor: Yasunori Yomo
  • Patent number: PP14127
    Abstract: The new hop plant variety named ‘VGXP01’ is notable for its unique, pleasant aroma and relatively high alpha content. The cones of the new variety are small and compact, and grow abundantly on the mature plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2003
    Inventors: Paul A. Gamache, Bernard J. Gamache, Steven J. Gamache
  • Patent number: PP14137
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Aglaonema named ‘Dynamic Ruby’ characterized by its light red mottles on green ovate leaves, compact and well-branched growth habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2003
    Assignee: Ladda Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Pichai Manichote
  • Patent number: PP14155
    Abstract: A Chrysanthemum plant named ‘Scott’ characterized by its medium sized blooms with purple ray-florets and yellow disc florets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Chrysanthemum Breeders Association NV
    Inventor: Robert Noodelijk
  • Patent number: PP14158
    Abstract: A distinct cultivar of Argyranthemum plant named ‘Supaglow’, characterized by its compact, uniform, upright to outwardly spreading, and mounded plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy plants; glossy dark green foliage; freely flowering habit with numerous inflorescences per plant; anemone inflorescence form; and purple-colored ray and disc florets that fade to light pink with development.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: NuFlora International Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: Daniel Bede McDonald
  • Patent number: PP14159
    Abstract: A distinct cultivar of Petunia plant named ‘Wespeneo’, characterized by its cascading plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; and single salverform red purple-colored flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Josef + Heinrich Westhoff Gartenbau - Spezialkultmen
    Inventor: Heinrich Westhoff
  • Patent number: PP14162
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Dahlia plant named ‘Gallery Bellini’, characterized by its compact and rounded plant habit; freely branching growth habit; early and freely flowering habit; decorative inflorescence form; large inflorescences with red purple-colored ray florets; and good postproduction longevity and garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Verwer Dahlias BV
    Inventor: Aad W. M. Verwer
  • Patent number: PP14165
    Abstract: A distinct cultivar of Petunia plant named ‘Wespemab’, characterized by its cascading plant habit; freely branching habit; short internodes, dense and bushy growth habit; and single salverform light purple-colored flowers with dark purple-colored venation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Josef + Heinrich Westhoff Gartenbau-Spezialkulturen
    Inventor: Heinrich Westhoff
  • Patent number: PP14184
    Abstract: A distinct cultivar of Petunia plant named ‘Wespesoro’, characterized by its cascading plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy growth habit; and single salverform light purple-colored flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2003
    Assignee: Josef + Heinrich Westhoff Gartenbau-Spezialkulturen
    Inventor: Heinrich Westhoff
  • Patent number: PP14222
    Abstract: A new and distinct hybrid variety Hibiscus moscheutos cultivar, particularly distinguished by having flowers of from ten to twelve inches in diameter that are mostly white, with a pale tinge of pink (Red-Purple Group 69B) on the margins and a deep red eye (Red Group 45A). The length of the blooming cycle is about four to five weeks. The flowers, which have completely overlapping petals, retain their flat shape for two full days, except when temperatures are exceptionally warm. Distinguishing characteristics are constant and stable in asexually reproduced plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2003
    Assignee: Gilberg Perennial Farms, Inc.
    Inventor: William L. Morrison
  • Patent number: PP14223
    Abstract: A new and distinct hybrid variety Hibiscus moscheutos cultivar, particularly distinguished by having flowers of from ten to twelve inches in diameter that are white, with medium pink (Red-Purple Group 68A) at the margins extending into the petal about one to two inches before fading out, with deeper red eye (Red Group 45A). The length of the blooming cycle is about four to five weeks. The flowers, which have completely overlapping petals, retain their flat shape for two full days, except when temperatures are exceptionally warm. Distinguishing characteristics are constant and stable in asexually reproduced plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2003
    Assignee: Gilberg Perennial Farms, Inc.
    Inventor: William L. Morrison
  • Patent number: PP14312
    Abstract: A new and distinct hybrid variety Hibiscus moscheutos cultivar, particularly distinguished by having flowers of from ten to twelve inches in diameter that are white with deep pink (Red-Purple Group 67A) venation concentrated at the outer margins of each petal, with deep pink eye (Red-Purple Group 67C). The length of the blooming cycle is about four to five weeks. The flowers, which have completely overlapping petals, retain their flat shape for two full days, except when temperatures are exceptionally warm. Distinguishing characteristics are constant and stable in asexually reproduced plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2003
    Inventor: Douglas B. Gilberg
  • Patent number: PP14313
    Abstract: A new and distinct hybrid variety Hibiscus moscheutos cultivar, particularly distinguished by having flowers of from ten to twelve inches in diameter that are pale pink (Red-Purple Group 69D) with deeper pink (Red-Purple Group 74C) on edges of petal margins and mottled over the petal intensifying slightly toward the center, with deeper red eye (Red-Purple Group 60A). The length of the blooming cycle is about four to five weeks. The flowers, which have completely overlapping petals, retain their flat shape for two full days, except when temperatures are exceptionally warm. Distinguishing characteristics are constant and stable in asexually reproduced plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2003
    Assignee: Gilberg Perennial Farms, Inc.
    Inventor: William L. Morrison
  • Patent number: PP14349
    Abstract: A new and distinct hybrid variety Hibiscus moscheutos cultivar, particularly distinguished by having flowers of from nine to eleven inches in diameter that are deep pink (Red-Purple Group 73A) at the margins with somewhat paler pink (Red-Purple Group 73C) toward the center of each petal, with a deeper red eye (Red Group 45A). The length of the blooming cycle is about four to five weeks. The flowers, which have completely overlapping petals, retain their flat shape for two full days, except when temperatures are exceptionally warm. Distinguishing characteristics are constant and stable in asexually reproduced plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2003
    Assignee: Gilberg Perrenial Farms, Inc.
    Inventor: William L. Morrison
  • Patent number: PP14350
    Abstract: A new and distinct gladiolus variety, designated ‘Golden Goddess’, is shown and described. Compared to the ‘Goldfield’ variety, the ‘Golden Goddess’ variety can also maintain six flowers in open bloom simultaneously in a water after harvest. The claimed variety differs from ‘Goldfield’ in that the ‘Goldfield’ variety produces stems that are 10 cm shorter with one to two less florets per stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2003
    Inventor: John O. Zipperer, III
  • Patent number: PP14351
    Abstract: A new and distinct Coleus plant named ‘Balaureve’, characterized by its grayed-purple and green variegated leaves and vigorous upright bushy growth habit is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2003
    Assignee: Ball FloraPlant, a division of Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventor: Rolando Solano Ramirez
  • Patent number: PP14467
    Abstract: A new and distinct Chrysanthemum plant cultivar characterized by a daisy type inflorescence, a consistent flowering response to short days, blooming consistently after 45 days of short day length, a free branching habit, a consistent natural season flowering habit during the first two weeks of September, and dark purple/red ray florets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2004
    Assignee: Mozant, LLC
    Inventor: Frank Moser
  • Patent number: PP15092
    Abstract: A new and distinct gladiolus variety, designated ‘White Knight’, is shown and described. The variety has a light green color (Yellow Green Group 145D) deep within the throat, followed by a pure white color throughout the rest of the petals (White Group 155D). The variety can maintain six to seven florets in open bloom simultaneously in a vase of water and is an excellent opener after transport.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2004
    Inventor: John O. Zipperer, III
  • Patent number: PP15350
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Alstroemeria plant named ‘Zalsasea’, characterized by its erect and strong flowering stems; vigorous growth habit; intense red purple-colored flowers; and good postproduction longevity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: Van Zanten Plants B.V.
    Inventor: Cornelis Arie Hoogendoorn
  • Patent number: PP15351
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum plant named ‘Foxy Yonatasha’, characterized by its upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and full plant habit; uniform and very freely flowering habit; large daisy-type inflorescences with elongated oblong-shaped ray florets; red-colored ray florets and bright yellow-colored disc florets; and natural season flowering in mid September in the Northern Hemisphere.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: Yoder Brothers, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark A. Smith