Patents Examined by Susan McCormick-Ewoldt
  • Patent number: PP31437
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Yucca plant named ‘Silver Anniversary’ that is characterized by compact habit, moderate plant vigor, production of multiple offsets, powder-blue colored foliage which is hardy in USDA Zone 5b, and a tall inflorescence consisting of burgundy stems and cream-white flowers, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Inventor: Tony Avent
  • Patent number: PP31439
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Astilbe plant named ‘Harvandermeerrubyred’, characterized by its tall, broadly upright and mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely and uniformly flowering habit; dark red purple-colored flowers on upright and strong peduncles; and good container and garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Compass Plants B.V.
    Inventor: Hans van der Meer
  • Patent number: PP31446
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Blackberry named ‘FNZ-6VB’ that is characterized by its early flowering and fruit production, its medium firm berries that are medium large in size, its 3 leaflets per leaf, its berries with flavor and quality suitable for the fresh fruit market, and its spreading growth habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: BERRY WORLD PLUS, LTD
    Inventor: Peter Vinson
  • Patent number: PP31451
    Abstract: A new and distinct strawberry plant named ‘Daniel’, notable for its compact growth habit, attractive color, high stolon production, early maturity, good yield and field tolerance to powdery mildew (Podosphaera aphanis).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Inventor: Efraim Yosef
  • Patent number: PP31453
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Cute as a Button’ with numerous, medium-sized, semi-double, lightly-fragrant flowers producing a rounded flat face. The numerous stems cover top to bottom of clump on well-branched stems having up to 3 flowers per stem. Petals are bright pink maturing medium pink and have fine serrations. The habit is compact with long, thin, blue-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31454
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Appleblossom Burst’ with numerous, medium-sized, semi-double, lightly-fragrant flowers producing a rounded slightly mounded face. The numerous, well-branched stems cover top to bottom of clump with multiple flowers per stem. Petals open light pink blushed with medium pink and lighten in maturity to white to white with faint pink blush. Center of flowers has a dark red eye, and petal tips have fine serrations. The habit is compact with narrow, bluish-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31455
    Abstract: A new and distinct Leucanthemum plant named ‘Lemon Puff’ characterized by double daisy type inflorescences, yellow inflorescence buds and young ray florets, fully open inflorescences that are medium sized and display numerous white and yellow ray florets around a gold disc, ray florets that are obelliptic to linear with mildly lacerated tips giving a more fluffy appearance to the inflorescence, excellent bloom number, a low, compact habit, and excellent vigor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
    Inventor: Harini Korlipara
  • Patent number: PP31456
    Abstract: A new and distinct Leucanthemum plant named ‘Shortstop’ characterized by semi-double daisy type inflorescences, yellow flower buds and young ray florets, fully open inflorescences displaying white ray florets around a large gold disc, excellent bloom number, a medium low, compact habit, and excellent vigor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
    Inventor: Harini Korlipara
  • Patent number: PP31459
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Red Wing’ characterized by a large mound of broad, fleshy, mostly flat foliage with small flexible cream-colored marginal teeth that become firm and orargish-colored when mature. Foliage is upright to outwardly toward stem with a tendency to arch in maturity. The flowers are upright, a mixture of yellowish-chartreuse and reddish orange formed on stiff, branched stalks. The new plant is suitable for the garden or as a potted plant in the garden or home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31464
    Abstract: The new and distinct zoysiagrass variety described herein is a Z. matrella x Z. japonica F1 hybrid named ‘KSUZ 0802’. ‘KSUZ 0802’ can be distinguished by its superior turf quality, fine-textured leaves, increased resistance to bluegrass billbug (Sphenophorus parvulus Ghyllenhaal), and cold tolerance that is comparable to zoysiagrass varieties adapted to the transition zone growing region in the U.S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: The Texas A&M University System, Kansas State University Research Foundation
    Inventors: Ambika Chandra, Milton C. Engelke, Anthony D. Genovesi, Jack Fry
  • Patent number: PP31473
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Blackberry named ‘FNZ-8VB’ that is characterized by its thornless canes, its firm berries that are medium large in size, its 3 leaflets per leaf, its berries with flavor and quality suitable for the fresh fruit market, and its spreading growth habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: BERRY WORLD PLUS, LTD
    Inventor: Peter Vinson
  • Patent number: PP31480
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘PHALGILAQ’, particularly characterized by having white flowers with greenish-yellow lips, 1 to 2 peduncles that are long and sturdy, leaves that are oblong, and is propagated by meristem tissue culture, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: ANTHURA B.V.
    Inventor: Martinus Nicolaas Gerardus Van Swieten
  • Patent number: PP31481
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘PHALFESFI’, particularly characterized by having white, striped flowers with reddish-purple centers and red-purple striped lips, 1 to 3 peduncles that are long and moderate, leaves that are oblong, and is propagated by meristem tissue culture, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: ANTHURA B.V.
    Inventor: Martinus Nicolaas Gerardus Van Swieten
  • Patent number: PP31482
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘PHALGLAOR’, particularly characterized by having reddish-purple flowers with light purple edges and centers and red-purple lips, 1 to 3 peduncles that are long and sturdy, leaves that are oblong, and is propagated by meristem tissue culture, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: ANTHURA B.V.
    Inventor: Martinus Nicolaas Gerardus Van Swieten
  • Patent number: PP31483
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Spring Phlox plant named Phlox ‘Bedazzled Orchid’ multi-stemmed compact habit, winter-hardy, slowly spreading plant with bright, glossy-green, lanceolate leaves. Flowers are sweetly fragrant, beginning in mid-April and continuing for about six weeks on branched peduncles. Petals are lavender-pink upon anthesis and lighten slightly with maturity. Petal apices are moderately notched and each blade has two deep purple striae marks near the center eye. Foliage stays clean and resists mildew, and the new plant is especially suitable for the landscape as a potted plant, in the garden as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31484
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Spring Phlox named Phlox ‘Eye Candy’ characterized by multi-stemmed compact habit, winter-hardy, spreading plant with short, bright glossy-green, awl-shaped leaves. Flowering begins in mid-April and continuing for nearly five weeks on lightly branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals are light lavender-pink with a large pronounced eye of dark wine purple. Petal apices are shallowly notched. Foliage stays clean and resists mildew, and the new plant is especially suitable for the landscape as a potted plant and in the garden as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31485
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Spring Phlox named Phlox ‘Rocky Road Magenta’ characterized by vigorous, dense, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright glossy-green, linear leaves. Flowering begins in mid-April and continuing for nearly five weeks on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals are vibrant, magenta-purple with a small dark-purple eye. Petal apices are lightly notched. 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: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31486
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Spring Phlox named Phlox ‘Rocky Road Pink’ characterized by vigorous, dense, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright glossy-green, linear leaves. Flowering begins in mid-April and continuing for nearly five weeks on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals are bright rosy-pink with a small dark-purple eye. Petal apices are moderately notched. 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: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31490
    Abstract: A new and unique cultivar of X Mangave plant named ‘My Dog Spot’ characterized by compact, low-growing habit and lanceolate foliage with medium green color and with high ultra violet light exposure developing burgundy speckling on light green to chartreuse leaves. The yellowish to chartreuse flowers on tall stiff scapes are loaded with nectar for attracting hummingbirds. The new plant is suitable as a patio or container plant, for the garden or for use as a houseplant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP31501
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Plectranthus plant, ‘De Wet F’ that is characterized by its large purple flowers, its floriferous blooming habit, and its well-branched plant habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventor: Charles Andrew de Wet