Patents Examined by Kent L. Bell
  • Patent number: PP33395
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘PHALIEWE’, particularly characterized by white, striped flowers with white and purplish-red, striped lips, a flat flower shape in lateral view, an incurving curvature of the longitudinal axis of the petal, and is propagated by meristem tissue culture, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Anthura B.V.
    Inventor: Martinus Nicolaas Gerardus Van Swieten
  • Patent number: PP33406
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of hybrid tea rose plant, referred to by its cultivar name, ‘KORcarmsis’, is described. The new variety forms in abundance on a substantially continuous basis attractive, cup like reddish-purple colored blossoms. The vegetation is vigorous, and the growth habit is very bushy and upright. Attractive semi-glossy, dark green foliage is formed. Additionally, the new variety is particularly well suited for growing as distinctive ornamentation in the landscape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: W. KORDES' SÖHNE Rosenschulen GmbH & Co KG
    Inventor: Wilhelm Alexander Kordes
  • Patent number: PP33412
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Hydrangea hybrid plant named ‘JPD01’ that is characterized by its leaves that are dark in color and fade to dark red in autumn, becoming more black in color in acidic soil and more red in color in neutral soil, its blooms on terminal, lateral and basal buds with a period of flowering that begins in mid-June, its lacecap inflorescences that are pink-red in color turning dark red in color in autumn until frost, its dried flowers that stay dark red in color in a vase for more than a year, its compact plant habit that is well-branched with rigid stems, and its good cold hardiness and is not affected by the frost in spring as it blooms on basal and lateral buds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: CUROPLANT COMPANY LTD.
    Inventor: Jean-Paul Davasse
  • Patent number: PP33429
    Abstract: ‘EDZAM1702’ is a new and distinctive Zamioculcas plant which is characterized by a very large plant size, with an abundance of leaves comprised of dark green and glossy leaflets born on long light green petioles. The new plant propagates successfully by leaf cuttings and has shown to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Ed Holding B. V.
    Inventor: Ed Bruinen
  • Patent number: PP33430
    Abstract: ‘EDZAM1701’ is a new and distinctive Zamioculcas plant which is characterized by a very upright growth habit, with an abundance of leaves comprised of light green and glossy leaflets born on long very light green petioles. The new plant propagates successfully by leaf cuttings and has shown to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Ed Holding B. V.
    Inventor: Ed Bruinen
  • Patent number: PP33437
    Abstract: A new and distinct Echinacea plant named ‘TNECHSDR’ characterized by ruby-colored ray florets, enlarged ruby-colored disc florets forming an anemone-type inflorescence, a multicrown, medium habit with upright strong stems, and excellent vigor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
    Inventor: Harini Korlipara
  • Patent number: PP33439
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Tricyrtis plant named ‘KRISTEN’ that is distinguishable by spreading plant habit and spring and early summer foliage which is mid-dark green in color and bears bright golden-yellow variegation which is present on approximately 50% of the leaf surface area; by mid-summer, the golden variegation in the foliage of ‘KRISTEN’ becomes white in color and occupies approximately 20% of the leaf surface area; and the flowers of ‘KRISTEN’ consist of a star-shaped arrangement of six lavender-pink alternately narrow and wide tepals with yellow bases which together form a yellow throat to each flower, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Inventor: Christopher Chaney
  • Patent number: PP33445
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of plum tree (Prunus salicina), which is denominated varietally as ‘Waplumone’, and which produces an attractively colored red-fleshed, freestone plum which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately July 2 to July 12 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Wawona Packing Co., LLC
    Inventors: John Keith Slaughter, Kaylan M. Roberts
  • Patent number: PP33447
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Rubus plant named ‘BT RASTWO’ is disclosed, characterized by very good tolerance to raspberry mite (T. uticae), yellow raspberry rust (P. rubi-idae) and resistant to frost damage. Plants produce many root suckers and very small, sparse spines. Fruit is broad-conical in shape, and colored light red, maintaining this light color during post-harvest. Plants fruit on both previous year's cane (mid-season) and current year's cane (mid to late season). The new variety is a Rubus, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Inventor: Ioriatti Diego
  • Patent number: PP33451
    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 12.90-53’. The new strawberry, named ‘FL 16.30-128’, can be distinguished at least by its exceptional conical fruit shape; exceptional sweetness and flavor; and high soluble solids content when grown in West Central Florida or other regions that have a climate similar to that of West Central Florida.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: Vance M. Whitaker
  • Patent number: PP33457
    Abstract: A new and distinct Abelia cultivar named ‘MINCAUTRI’ is disclosed, characterized by a stable tri-color foliage of green, cream and pink. In Autumn foliage is has a bright pink hue. Plants are well-branched and of medium size and vigor. Sepals are distinctively variegated green and white, with pink margins in the Autumn. The new variety is an Abelia, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Inventor: Paolo Caudai
  • Patent number: PP33458
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Camellia plant named ‘CAM130’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctive compact, habit. Foliage is dark green and plants have been observed to have good disease resistance. The new cultivar is a Camellia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Inventor: Robert Cherry
  • Patent number: PP33471
    Abstract: A new and distinct Echinacea plant named ‘TNECHSDL’ characterized by enlarged disc florets forming an anemone-type inflorescence, bright yellow ray florets and yellow disc florets, ray florets which are held horizontally to drooping, a short, upright habit with excellent stem count, and excellent vigor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
    Inventor: Harini Korlipara
  • Patent number: PP33472
    Abstract: A new and distinct kiwi (Actinidia chinensis Planchon) plant named ‘RED GOAL’, particularly characterized by distinctive size of fruit, late time of maturity for harvesting, and long cold storage life. Other desirable characteristics include fruits with red pulp and green/brown, almost hairless skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: SUMMERFRUIT S.r.l.
    Inventor: Giampaolo Dal Pane
  • Patent number: PP33475
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of strawberry plant named ‘NIÑA’. This new strawberry plant named ‘NIÑA’ is primarily adapted to the growing conditions of West Central Florida, and is primarily characterized by its achenes typically set even with or just below the surface of the fruit, good fruit flavor with firm flesh, moderately creased fruit, early time of first flower and fruit, and large berry size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: STRAWBERRY SCIENCES, LLC
    Inventors: Kendra M. Blaker, Michael D. Nelson, Stephen M. Ackerman, Daniel S. Nelson
  • Patent number: PP33476
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of strawberry plant named ‘SANTA MARIA’. This new strawberry plant named ‘SANTA MARIA’ is primarily adapted to the growing conditions of the West Central Florida, and is primarily characterized by its achenes typically set even to slightly below the surface of the fruit, good fruit flavor with firm flesh, moderately creased fruit, early time of first flower and fruit, medium plant size, and large fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: STRAWBERRY SCIENCES, LLC
    Inventors: Kendra M. Blaker, Michael D. Nelson, Stephen M. Ackerman, Daniel S. Nelson
  • Patent number: PP33477
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of strawberry (Fragaria X ananassa), which originated from seed produced by a hand-pollinated cross between ‘FL 12.90-53’ and ‘FL 14.29-62’. The new strawberry, named ‘FL 16.78-109’, can be distinguished at least by its white internal fruit color when fully ripe; white to light pink external fruit color when fully ripe; consistent conical shape; and low 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: August 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: Vance M. Whitaker
  • Patent number: PP33479
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Viburnum plant named ‘NCVX2’ is disclosed, characterized by a compact, globose habit, and glossy, dark evergreen leaves. ‘NCVX2’ produces abundant white flowers in the Spring followed by showy blue fruit. The new variety is a Viburnum, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventors: Thomas Green Ranney, Darren Touchell, Irene Palmer, Andra Nus, Nathan P. Lynch
  • Patent number: PP33480
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Hydrangea macrophylla plant named ‘Jong 02’ that is characterized by its foliage that are black-green to green-black in color, its strong branches and compact plant habit, its lacecap shaped inflorescences that become flattened globular when they mature, and its sterile flowers with sepals that are deep red in color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: De Jong Plant B.V.
    Inventors: Peter Kolster, Kees Eveleens
  • Patent number: PP33487
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of garden Phlox named Phlox ‘Baby Doll White’ multiple-branched, multi-stemmed, short, dense, upright, slowly-spreading habit with clean, glossy, medium-green, lanceolate leaves with exceptiond powdery mildew resistance. Foliage is thick with stiff sterns. Flowers are white initially with pale-lavender blush and small, pale-lavender throat and pale-purple corolla tube produced on branched peduncles and nearly cover the top of the plant beginning early June for about four weeks, about two weeks prior to typical Phlox paniculata cultivars known to the inventor, and repeating for about six weeks. ‘Baby Doll White’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen