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).

  • Publication number: 20200260625
    Abstract: The new and distinct hybrid of Hardy Geranium plant named Geranium ‘Boom Chocolatta’ with large, rounded, deeply-cleft, palmately-lobed foliage having dark bronze color. Numerous, densely-branched, erect, stems display blue-purple flowers above the foliage beginning early summer for about three weeks. The new plant is vigorous and produces large, upright, winter-hardy mounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Publication number: 20200253104
    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: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A. Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32040
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Dancing with Dragons’ of arching, ovate, strongly glaucous, blue-green leaves having a near white underside and wavy margins. The blue-green leaf coloration remains until near the end of the growing season. The flowers with white tepals having light lavender centers are tightly congested in verticils and individually on scapes above the foliage. ‘Dancing with Dragons’ has excellent compact mounded habit and is useful in the landscape, in containers, as a specimen or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32063
    Abstract: A unique cultivar of Hybrid Spring Phlox plant named Phlox ‘Bedazzled Pink’ 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 to seven weeks on branched peduncles. Petals are bright medium pink upon anthesis and lighten to light pink. Petal apices are deeply 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: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32067
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Royal Crest’ with medium rounded-mound habit of heavy-substance, cordate foliage having slightly wavy margins, acute apex and cordate base with deep green color. The plant has large, white, strongly-fragrant, broadly-faced flowers densely arranged on stiff upright scapes above the foliage beginning in early August.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32068
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Miss America’ with large, rounded-mound habit of heavy-substance, stiff, variegated foliage. Leaves are shiny, flat, cordate with creamy-white centers and broad, deep green margins and intermediate colors between. Flowers have white margins with pale lavender center stripes on tepal insides and are held on stiff, upright cream-colored stems with about 90 flowers per scape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32070
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Sponge Paint’ characterized by a rounded mound of oblanceolate to rhombic, fleshy, slightly-rough leaves that develop silver-gray coloration with small wine-colored spots in strong ultraviolet light. Leaves have medium-sized, sharp, firm marginal teeth and firm, sharp, apical spine. The new plant is suitable for the garden or as a potted plant in the garden or home.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32073
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Red Hot Poker plant named Kniphofia ‘Solar Flare’ with long, gracefully-arching, strap-like, keeled, glaucous, gray-green foliage and numerous scapes beginning in early summer and repeating though early fall. Habit is densely-growing, winter-hardy and tolerant of heat. Numerous scapes with dense flowers of bright-yellow flowers. The new plant is useful for landscaping as a specimen, en masse, or as a long-lasting cut flower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32093
    Abstract: A new and unique hybrid cultivar of Phlox plant named Phlox ‘Opening Act Ultrapink’ multi-stemmed, medium height, upright, slowly-spreading habit with clean, medium-green, glossy, lanceolate leaves with exceptional powdery mildew resistance. Foliage is thick and leathery on stiff stems. Flowers are vibrant, florescent, rose-pink, produced on branched peduncles and nearly cover the top of the plant beginning early summer, about two weeks prior typical Phlox paniculata cultivars, continuing for about five weeks and reblooming through late summer. ‘Opening Act Ultrapink’ is especially suitable as a potted plant, for the garden, for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, and for cut flower arrangements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32104
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘Yellow My Darling’, with fragrant inflorescences on strong stems having a single whorl of rich yellow ray florets with a light green center that lighten to creamy yellow. The new plant has oval to ovate dark-green foliage. The 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 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32105
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of Echinacea plant named ‘Orange You Awesome’, with fragrant inflorescences on strong branched stems producing single whorls of bright orange ray florets that maintain their coloration through maturity. The large inflorescence cones have pronounced chaff with effective colors ranging from greyed-purple to reddish orange. 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 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32127
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hosta plant named ‘Silly String’ with small, rounded-mound habit of arching, glaucous, blue-green, long thin foliage. Leaves have slight fold and very wavy margins. The plant produces light purple flowers in mid-summer on nearly upright to slightly arching scapes well above the foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32132
    Abstract: A new and distinct Heartleaf Bergenia plant, Bergenia plant named ‘Miss Piggy’ with low, spreading, mounded habit, large, densely-arranged, deep-green, glossy, obovate, evergreen and pink campanulate flowers on heavily-branched, large panicles over a four-week period beginning in early spring. The flowers hold up well in the garden as a landscape plant or as cut flowers. The new plant has a medium growth rate and is naturally resistant to deer and rabbit foraging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32134
    Abstract: The new and distinct hybrid of Heuchera plant named ‘Timeless Night’ with small to medium-sized, shallowly-lobed, glossy, greyed-purple leaves with rounded apices and lobes. Numerous, moderately-branched, upright, dark-purple flower stems are repeatedly produced from early summer to early fall for about fourteen weeks displaying small, rosy-pink flowers starting just above the foliage. The habit of the new plant is compact, herbaceous perennial with mounds of leaves. It is vigorous and produces showy flowers over a long season, effective as a specimen plant, en masse in the landscape, or as a container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32151
    Abstract: A new and unique x Mangave plant named ‘Aztec King’ characterized by a large mound of large, broad, fleshy, longitudinally-folded, glaucous-green foliage that is outwardly and cascading toward tips with age, with fine marginal teeth and with large greyed-purple spots that intensify from with greater ultraviolet light exposure. 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: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32158
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of perennial Sedum plant named ‘Yellow Brick Road’ is characterized by drought-tolerant, winter-hardy, short, compact, spreading, mounded habit of stems developing reddish-purple coloration, dark-green fleshy foliage and numerous bright-yellow flowers that completely cover the plant beginning in mid-July for at least six weeks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32227
    Abstract: A new and unique plant cultivar of perennial carnation or pinks, Dianthus plant named ‘Kiss and Tell’ with numerous, medium-sized, semi-double, lightly-sweet, spicy, fragrant flowers producing a rounded semi-spherical face. The numerous stems cover top to bottom of clump on well-branched stems having up to 3 flowers per stem. Petals have small serrations in the margin and are colored faint pink with a broad dark-red band near the base of the petal limb. The habit is compact with dense blue-green foliage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens, Inc.
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen
  • Patent number: PP32261
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of ornamental Red Hot Poker, Kniphofia plant named ‘Lady Luck’, with long, gracefully-arching, strap-like, keeled, glaucous, gray-green foliage and numerous scapes beginning in late summer. Habit is large, densely-growing, winter-hardy and tolerant of heat. Numerous scapes with dense flowers of greenish buds that open to white and retain their color through dehiscence. 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: PP32263
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of ornamental Red Hot Poker, Kniphofia plant named ‘Joker's Wild’, with long, gracefully-arching, strap-like, keeled, glaucous, gray-green foliage and numerous scapes beginning in late summer. Habit is densely-growing, winter-hardy and tolerant of heat. Numerous scapes with dense flowers of bright deep orange 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: PP32264
    Abstract: The new and distinct cultivar of perennial Salvia plant named ‘Vanity Flair’ characterized by its large, soft lavender flowers from light buds, densely arranged in verticils. The new plant has a medium to tall height, compact, rounded habit with stiff, upright, heavily-branched stems and a strong vigorous growth rate and dark gray-green foliage. ‘Vanity Flair’ is useful for landscaping as a specimen plant or en masse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Walters Gardens Inc
    Inventor: Hans A Hansen