Patents by Inventor Hans A. Hansen

Hans A. Hansen has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: PP35382
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Permanent Wave’ is characterized by a compact mounded habit of ovate to deltoid-ovate leaves with dense, overlapping, intensely-glaucous, light-gray color. The new plant has large marginal teeth ending in a small, sharp, firm tooth and a large firm sharp apical mucro. The foliage frequently has depression images of the teeth left in the tops and bottoms of the leaves. The new plant has a moderate growth rate. 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35404
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘Raspberry Beret’ of heavily branched plants, compact habit, producing fragrant inflorescences with nearly horizontal raspberry-pink ray florets and very large disk florets of deep raspberry-pink forming a center pompon. 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: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35429
    Abstract: The new and distinct hybrid of Heuchera plant named ‘Ball Gown’ with large-sized, ruffled, chartreuse foliage. The new plant has creamy white flowers on dense panicles that repeat through the growing season. The new plant is vigorous, and produces dense clumps and is useful in the landscape or in containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35438
    Abstract: The new and distinct plant of Buddleia ‘Pink Cascade II’ is a rounded-mounded, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy butterfly bush with very long, broad, slightly pendulous flowering thyrse producing a waterfall effect over a long season beginning mid-summer with sweetly fragrant flowers of pinkish petals that are attractively offset by dark green foliage with silvery undersides. No seed has been observed on this plant and it is presumed to be sterile. The new plant is valuable for landscaping en masse, as an accent or as a potted specimen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35455
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of winter-hardy, herbaceous, perennial, hybrid Hibiscus plant named ‘Angel Eyes’ comprising a rounded mound habit of multiple, well-branched, basal stems producing flowers starting earlier than most cultivars, opening from the bottom to the top of the mound beginning in late July and continuing for at least twelve weeks. Flowers have overlapping petals of near white with shiny deep-red eye and raspberry-red veins projecting into the middle of the petals. The foliage is primarily three-lobed and dark-green-colored. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen or in mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35456
    Abstract: The new Shasta daisy plant, Leucanthemum ‘Seventh Heaven’, is a sturdy plant with dark-green serrated foliage and stiff stems. The numerous, large, freely-flowering inflorescences producing two to three rows of overlapping horizontal ray florets beginning light-yellow and developing to creamy-yellow-colored. The center disk florets are golden yellow. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a long-flowering border, in mass, as accent plants and containerized for patio or indoor use, or as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35461
    Abstract: The new and distinct hybrid of Astilbe plant named ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ has broadly-mounded habit producing a dense bushy appearance of rich, dark chocolate-purplish, triternate foliage that is topped with tall, upright, stiff dark-mahogany-color panicles of numerous, densely-clustered, deep mauve-colored flower buds opening to densely-clustered rosy-purple flowers on heavily-branched stems. The new plant is vigorous, shows heat and sun tolerance, and is useful in the landscape, in containers, or as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35462
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘Rainbow Sherbet’ of heavily branched plants, strong-stemmed, producing fragrant inflorescences with wide ray florets initially of orange-sherbet coloring transitioning to raspberry sherbet coloring and drooping and maturing to a light pinkish color. The center disk florets of raspberry-pink produce a large center pompon. The new plant has dark-green ovate foliage, produces 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: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35473
    Abstract: The new and distinct hardy perennial plant, Origanum ‘Gilt Trip’, has dense, rounded, habit with heavily-branched spreading stems. The foliage is ovate, and chartreuse to light-yellow and resists burning when planted in full sun. Flowering begins in early summer and continues to early fall or frost with light lavender petal colors with persistent mauve calyces. The new plant is attractive and useful in the landscape en masse, as an accent, or in containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35524
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘My Fair Lady’ producing medium-sized broadly horizontal mounds of basal, ovate to broadly ovate leaves with acute apices, cordate bases and flat margins. The leaves are variegated having dark green margins and creamy-yellow centers with intermediate color separation between the margin and center of variably large segments of several shades of chartreuse. The campanulate flowers beginning in mid-July are very pale lavender with white edges appearing on glaucous, light-green scapes. ‘My Fair Lady’ is useful in the landscape, as a container plant, a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35527
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Niagara Falls’ characterized by a medium to large mound of broadly lanceolate, fleshy, longitudinally-folded, dark green foliage having a broad yellowish-chartreuse margin and chartreuse intermediate zone. The leaves cascade or arch downward toward the tips with maturity. Foliage displays spots of purplish-red color in high ultraviolet exposure mainly concentrated near the leaf base. Leaves are deeply scalloped with medium-sized teeth. The new plant is suitable for the garden or as a potted plant in the garden or home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35563
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Sound of Music’ producing very large-sized rounded mounds of basal, broadly-cordate to rounded, giant-sized leaves with acute apices, cordate bases, slightly wavy margins and a tendency to cup downwardly toward the apex. The leaves are variegated having glaucous bluish-green margins and centers that begin the season chartreuse and become creamy-yellow as the season progresses with intermediate color separation between the margin and center of variably large segments of several shades of chartreuse. The campanulate flowers are near pale purple just above the foliage beginning in mid to late June. ‘Sound of Music’ is useful in the landscape, as a container plant, a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35627
    Abstract: A new and unique X Mangave plant named ‘Whale Shark’ is characterized by glaucous, variegated, slightly-arching, lanceolate foliage with small semi-flexible marginal teeth on deeply-scalloped margins and apical spines. Leaves have a silver-grey center, creamy-white edge and a minty-green zone between, and develop greyed-purple spotting with strong ultraviolet light. The habit is low, wide, and slightly arching. Plants are useful for landscaping as specimens or en masse or as container plants in the landscape or in the home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35629
    Abstract: A new and distinct ornamental perennial Sedum plant named ‘Strawberry Milkshake’ is characterized by tight-forming upright mounds of vertical stems with glaucous deep purplish-bronze foliage that resists powdery mildew and subsequent scaring. The numerous, stems are highly branched and resist lodging in the summer heat and rains. Flower buds are purplish-red opening to light-pink completely covering the top of the plant, and developing persistent rosy-purple ovaries. The new plant is useful for the landscape in containers, as specimens or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35646
    Abstract: A new and distinct Heartleaf Bergenia plant, Bergenia plant named ‘Peppermint Patty’ with a dense mounded habit, medium to large-sized, densely-arranged, deep-green, glossy, obovate, evergreen foliage with serrate to dentate and ciliolate margins. The flowers are campanulate on large heavily-branched panicles over a long period beginning in spring. The flowers open white and develop pink centers and margins and hold up well in the garden as a landscape plant or as cut flowers. The new plant has a medium growth rate and the foliage is naturally resistant to deer and rabbit foraging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35674
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of winter-hardy, herbaceous, perennial, hybrid Hibiscus plant named ‘All Eyes on Me’ comprising an upright and spreading mound habit of multiple, lightly branched, basal stems producing flowers starting in late July to early August and continuing for at least eight weeks. Flowers have overlapping petals of light pink with shiny reddish eye and short reddish veins. The back edge of the petals is corrugated or rippled providing extra strength to withstand heavy winds, rains, and sun. the foliage is three to five-lobed and dark-green-colored. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen or in mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35675
    Abstract: The new hybrid x Heucherella plant named ‘Capture the Flag’ with large palmately-lobed leaves that are, moderately to deeply dissected into five to seven main lobes with each individual lobes incised to about two-thirds of the way to the main vein. Foliage color starts in the spring as chartreuse, becoming more yellowish, with reddish-burgundy surrounding the veins and toward margins in narrow lines. ‘Capture the Flag’ is vigorous and produces numerous sterile creamy-white flowers in narrow densely-branched panicles beginning in late spring and exhibits good heat and humidity tolerance. The plant is useful for landscaping as a specimen color, en masse, or as a container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35725
    Abstract: A new and distinct ornamental perennial Sedum plant named ‘Midnight Velvet’ is characterized by tight-forming domed mounds with vertical stems producing rich dark-purple leaves. The deep wine-colored stems are highly branched and resist lodging in the summer heat and rains. Numerous mauve flower buds open to show off deep-rose flowers nearly completely covering the top of the plant and later display the dark red carpels. The new plant is useful for the landscape in containers, as specimens or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35736
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of winter-hardy, herbaceous, perennial, hybrid Hibiscus plant named ‘Cookies and Cream’ comprising a rounded mound habit of multiple, well-branched, basal stems producing flowers beginning in late July to early August and continuing for at least ten weeks, with the distal unbranched portion of peduncle producing multiple flowers in succession at a single node. Slightly cupped flowers have highly overlapping petals of white with a white eye. The foliage is primarily three-lobed with strong chocolate coloration. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen or in mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP35744
    Abstract: The new and distinct hybrid of Heuchera plant named ‘Pretty Pistachio’ with foliage of yellowish lime green in summer. The new plant has light pink flowers on densely-branched panicles well above the foliage starting mid-summer and continuing with new panicles until frost. The new plant is vigorous, and produces large clumps, and is useful in the landscape, in containers, or as cut flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen