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: PP32243
    Abstract: The new and distinct Crape Myrtle plant named Lagerstroemia ‘Perky Pink’ has a dense mounded habit, that is ground hardy to at least USDA zone 6, has matte, dark olive-green foliage that have a mahogany color when young. The pink flowers on densely-branched reddish stems cover the shrub. The new plant resists leaf spot and powdery mildew and is useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or as a container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32244
    Abstract: The new and distinct Crape Myrtle plant named Lagerstroemia ‘Peppermint Mocha’ has a dense, broadly-spreading, mounded habit, that is ground hardy to at least USDA zone 6, has glossy, dark-green foliage that have a medium wine-colored blush when young. The rosy-pink flowers on dense reddish stems cover the shrub. The new plant resists leaf spot and powdery mildew and is useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or as a container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32246
    Abstract: A new and distinct Amsonia plant named ‘Starstruck’ characterized by winter-hardy, compact, densely-stemmed, clean habit with oblanceolate, medium-green foliage that goes dormant in the winter; single, periwinkle-blue, star-shaped flowers on medium-tall dark purple scapes flowering beginning about early-May and effective for about four weeks. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen or en masse and also as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32248
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Creeping Phlox named ‘Rocky Road Grape’ characterized by vigorous, dense, spreading, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright glossy-green, linear leaves. Flowering begins in mid-April and continuing for up to five weeks, in cool conditions, on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals are red-purple with a small dark-purple eye. Petals lighten to soft lavender with maturity. Petal apices are deeply 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: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32262
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of ornamental Red Hot Poker, Kniphofia plant named ‘Gold Rush’, with long, gracefully-arching, strap-like, keeled, glaucous, gray-green foliage and numerous scapes beginning in late summer with rebloom under optimal growing conditions. Habit is densely-growing, winter-hardy and tolerant of heat. Numerous scapes with dense flowers of intense bright yellow buds that retain their color when flowers open. The new plant is useful for landscaping as a specimen, en masse, or as a long-lasting cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32287
    Abstract: A new and unique hybrid cultivar of Phlox plant named ‘Uptown Girl’ of medium-height, multi-stemmed, upright, compact habit. Foliage is thick with good powdery mildew resistance on stiff stems. Flowers are light pink flowers with dark pink star-shaped center eye produced on large heads of branched peduncles and nearly cover the top of the plant beginning mid-July and continuing and reblooming for about six weeks through late summer. ‘Uptown Girl’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32288
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Creeping Phlox named ‘Rocky Road Violet Blue’ characterized by vigorous, dense, spreading, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright glossy-green, linear leaves. Flowering begins in mid-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 violet-blue with dark pink eye marks and with a small notch and the tips of the petals, and just before dropping petal centers lighten to white and marks in eye fade away. 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: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32289
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Frosted Elegance’ characterized by moderate to slow growth rate, compact habit and lanceolate foliage with glaucous blue-green margins and light blue-chartreuse centers with sharp firm mucro and flexible marginal teeth that become firm as they develop more pigment distally to greyed-purple.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32290
    Abstract: The new and distinct Bellflower plant, Campanula plant named ‘Church Bells’ with dense, compact, mounded, upright habit; dark-green lanceolate foliage and numerous violet-purple campanulate flowers over a seven week period clustered at nodes and ends of on upright stems beginning in late June.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32295
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Red Hot Poker plant named Kniphofia ‘High Roller’ with long, gracefully-arching, strap-like, keeled, glaucous, gray-green foliage and numerous scapes. Habit is densely growing, winter-hardy, tolerant of heat, deer and rabbits. Numerous scapes of deep coral-orange flower buds that open to near white on tall scapes beginning in the first week of summer and repeating into early August. The new plant is useful for landscaping as a specimen, en masse, or as a long-lasting cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32323
    Abstract: A new and unique hybrid cultivar of Phlox plant named Phlox ‘Cover Girl’ of tall, multi-stemmed, upright habit. Foliage is thick, with exceptional powdery mildew resistance on stiff stems. Lavender-purple are produced on large heads of branched peduncles and nearly cover the top of the plant beginning mid-July and continuing and reblooming for about seven weeks through late summer. ‘Cover Girl’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32324
    Abstract: A new and unique hybrid cultivar of Phlox plant named Phlox ‘Party Girl’ of medium-height, multi-stemmed, upright habit. Foliage is thick, with good powdery mildew resistance on stiff stems. The new plant has near-white to pale-pink flowers with distinct darker pink eye-ring that are produced on large heads of branched peduncles and nearly cover the top of the plant beginning mid-July and continuing and reblooming for about six weeks through late summer. ‘Party Girl’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32325
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Creeping Phlox named ‘Rocky Road Periwinkle’ characterized by vigorous, dense, spreading, multi-stemmed, winter-hardy habit with short, bright glossy-green, linear leaves. Flowering begins in mid-April and continues up to five weeks, in cool weather, on heavily-branched peduncles and completely cover the plant in peak season. Petals are periwinkle-blue with a small notch and 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: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32330
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Desert Dawn’ characterized by a rounded mound of fleshy, fleshy, linear to lanceolate leaves that develop dense reddish to greyed reddish-purple spotting with intense light and is proximally outwardly with slightly upwardly toward apex. The leaves have numerous small, firm marginal teeth pointing outwardly to slightly recurving toward base. The upper foliage develops a distinct purplish center stripe. The new plant is suitable for the garden or as a potted plant in the garden or home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32343
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of perennial Salvia plant named ‘Lilac Lipstick’ characterized by its large, lilac-pink flowers from dark mauve buds and calyxes, densely arranged in verticils. The new plant has a medium height, compact, rounded habit with stiff, upright, heavily-branched stems and a strong vigorous growth rate and dark gray-green foliage. ‘Lilac Lipstick’ is useful for landscaping as a specimen plant or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32359
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of ornamental spike speedwell plant, Veronica spicata ‘Lavender Lightsaber’, with upright narrow habit, stiff, upright, freely-branched spikes producing soft lavender flowers beginning in late spring and continuing for up to eight weeks. The new plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, as a container plant or as a cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32371
    Abstract: A new and unique Agave plant named ‘Jack Frost’ characterized by mounded plant habit of ovate, mostly flat, variegated leaves having wide creamy-white margins with bluish-green centers and minty-frosty-blue intermediate region. The leaves have large reddish-brown marginal and apical spines and frequently show imprints from marginal spines of leaves above or below. The plant is useful in the landscape as a specimen, en masse, or also in a container in the home or landscape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32373
    Abstract: A new and distinct plant of ornamental switch grass named Panicum ‘Gunsmoke’ with broad blue-green foliage that retains it coloration into the fall. The upright and dense culms produce tall plant with broadly-spreading airy panicles beginning greyed reddish-purple and becoming tan seed heads that are retained into winter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32380
    Abstract: A new and unique Fern-leafed Bleeding Heart, Dicentra plant named ‘Pink Diamonds’ characterized by compact habit and fern-like blue-green foliage. The plant flowers with two-tone pink and white heart-shaped lightly-fragrant flowers on panicles that have extended flowering periods on older panicles and new with panicles to stay in bloom 16 to 20 weeks beginning late spring. The new plant has an excellent growth rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32387
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of perennial Salvia plant named ‘Moulin Rouge’ characterized by its large, deep rosy-pink flowers from dark deep-rose buds and calyxes, densely arranged in verticils. The new plant has a medium height, compact, rounded habit with stiff, upright, heavily-branched stems and a strong vigorous growth rate and dark gray-green foliage. ‘Moulin Rouge’ is useful for landscaping as a specimen plant or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen