Gardenia Patents (Class PLT/255)
  • Publication number: 20190082573
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘WAH-LM’, characterized by its fragrant, single-type, white-colored inflorescences, glossy, dark green-colored foliage, and moderately vigorous, compact-mounded growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventor: William A. Head
  • Publication number: 20180084688
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia plant named ‘4BELLACJ01’ particularly distinguished by compact, dark green growth, dense branching habit and heavy flower production, plants having uniform growth under commercial production practices, and increased tolerance to root diseases, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: CENTER FOR APPLIED NURSERY RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventor: BRIAN J. JERNIGAN
  • Publication number: 20180084690
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia plant named ‘4MARIAJ01’ particularly distinguished by flowers that are double-flowered with an early flowering habit, upright, dark green growth with a dense branching habit and increased flower production compared to other standard large growing double-flowered cultivars, and plants having uniform growth under commercial production practices, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: CENTER FOR APPLIED NURSERY RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventor: Brian J. Jernigan
  • Publication number: 20180084689
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia plant named ‘4KIMYMJ01’ particularly distinguished by flowers that are double-flowered with early flowering and increased flower production, dense compact branching habit with compact, dark green leaves, uniform, compact and mounding growth habit under standard production practices and increased tolerance to root diseases, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: CENTER FOR APPLIED NURSERY RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventor: Brian J. Jernigan
  • Publication number: 20160081249
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘PIIGA-II’, characterized by fragrant, double white flowers, abundant large flowers in spring with reblooming to fall, lustrous, dark green foliage, compact upright growth habit, cold hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 7, and resistance to root rot diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda HELVICK, Oren McBEE, Mark GRIFFITH, Jeff BEASLEY, Michael A. DIRR
  • Publication number: 20160044848
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘LEEFOUR’ is disclosed, characterized by a upright growth habit and suitability for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Publication number: 20160044849
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘LEETHREE’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive small, perfectly radial, very fragrant, white flowers. Plants are small and compact, dense and suitable for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Publication number: 20160044847
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘LEETWO’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive small, very fragrant white, radial flowers Plant form is highly compact and dense and suitable for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Publication number: 20150373888
    Abstract: ‘KEN04’ is a distinctive variety of Gardenia augusta which is characterized by a dense growth habit, fine foliage and a high degree of flowering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Inventor: Halim Adib Chiha
  • Publication number: 20150216096
    Abstract: The plant herein described and named Genie-2 is physically unique and readily distinguished by the size and shape of leaves in combination with maintenance of an exceptionally low foliar profile and prolific production of flowers with the recognizable fragrance of gardenia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventor: Allyn Cook
  • Publication number: 20120060247
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Gardenia jasminoides called ‘BAB1183’ is shown and described. The plant is produces large, double flowers and is cold hardy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Inventor: Douglas I. Torn
  • Publication number: 20110162120
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘Leeone’, characterized by its dense, upright, globose growth habit, dark green foliage color, and abundance of fragrant, double white flowers is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: Plant Development Services, Inc. (50%)
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Publication number: 20040045063
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia plant named ‘Kimberly’ characterized by having dark green glossy leaves, somewhat sinuated leaves, large white flowers, fast growth rate, and good branch production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2002
    Publication date: March 4, 2004
    Inventor: Nicolaas Wilhelmus Jozef Maria Barendse
  • Patent number: PP15189
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia plant named ‘Kimberly’ characterized by having dark green glossy leaves, somewhat sinuated leaves, large white flowers, fast growth rate, and good branch production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2004
    Inventor: Nicolaas Wilhelmus Jozef Maria Barendse
  • Patent number: PP19896
    Abstract: A new cultivar of GARDENIA named ‘CROWN JEWEL’ that is characterized by cold hardiness, a dwarf spreading habit, double fragrant blooms, and a soft texture. In combination these traits set ‘CROWN JEWEL’ apart from all other existing varieties of GARDENIA known to the inventor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2009
    Inventor: Philip Dark
  • Patent number: PP19988
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of common gardenia, Gardenia augusta, which is characterized by a unique upright columnar dense growth habit; small lustrous black green foliage that holds the color in winter, increased cold hardiness (Zone 6) compared to Zone 8 for the typical species variety; abundant, fragrant, white flowers in May-June with repeat blooming into August-September and colorful six-winged orange-red, 2.5 cm long fruits maturing in October and persisting into December.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2009
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation
    Inventor: Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP21541
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia named ‘Star Dust’ that is resistant to race 2 of the root knot nematode and has dark green, glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers typical of the genus is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2010
    Inventor: Allyn Cook
  • Patent number: PP21983
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘Leeone’, characterized by its dense, upright, globose growth habit, dark green foliage color, and abundance of fragrant, double white flowers is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Plant Development Services, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP22510
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia augusta plant named ‘PIIGA-I’, characterized by its large, single white flowers that are produced from spring to frost, lustrous, dark green foliage, compact rounded growth habit, and cold hardiness to USDA Hardiness Zone 6b.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Dirr
  • Patent number: PP22797
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Gardenia jasminoides called ‘BAB1183’ is shown and described. The plant is produces large, double flowers and is cold hardy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Buds & Blooms Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Douglas I. Torn
  • Patent number: PP23507
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘Double Mint’, characterized by fragrant, double white flowers, abundant flowers in spring with reblooming to fall, lustrous, dark green foliage, compact rounded growth habit, cold hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 7, and resistance to root rot diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignees: Plant Introductions, Inc., University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua H. Kardos, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP24228
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘Starlight’, characterized by its compact, upright to outwardly spreading and rounded plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; freely branching and flowering plant habit; long leaves; numerous large single white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: The Paradise Seed Company Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: John Robb
  • Patent number: PP24229
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘Buttons’, characterized by its compact, upright and rounded plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; freely branching and flowering plant habit; numerous semi-double white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Paradise Seed Company Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: John Robb
  • Patent number: PP24230
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘Platinum’, characterized by its compact, upright and rounded plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; freely branching and flowering plant habit; numerous large semi-double white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Paradise Seed Company Pty. Ltd.
    Inventor: John Robb
  • Patent number: PP26734
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘Genie-2’, characterized by its dense, low-profile growth habit, dark green foliage color and abundant fragrant, triple-whorl white flowers is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Inventor: Allyn Cook
  • Patent number: PP26979
    Abstract: ‘KEN04’ is a distinctive variety of Gardenia augusta which is characterized by a dense growth habit, fine foliage and a high degree of flowering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Inventor: Halim Adib Chiha
  • Patent number: PP27258
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia jasminoides plant named ‘PIIGA-II’, characterized by fragrant, double white flowers, abundant large flowers in spring with reblooming to fall, lustrous, dark green foliage, compact upright growth habit, and cold hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Plant Introductions, Inc.
    Inventors: Rhonda Helvick, Oren McBee, Mark Griffith, Jeff Beasley, Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP27599
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘LEETHREE’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive small, perfectly radial, very fragrant, white flowers Plants are small and compact, dense and suitable for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: PDSI
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP27600
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘LEEFOUR’ is disclosed, characterized by a upright growth habit and suitability for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: PDSI
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP27601
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘LEETWO’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive small, very fragrant white, radial flowers. Plant form is highly compact and dense and suitable for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: PDSI
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP28961
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Gardenia named ‘PS-2013-3’ that is characterized by its compact plant habit that is equal in height and width, its dense self-branching plant habit without pruning its large single flowers that bloom in late spring with two full spring cycles under ideal conditions followed by spot blooming through the fall, its glossy dark green foliage, its cold hardiness at least to U.S.D.A. Zone 7 with no winter foliage freezing, and its good resistance to root rot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: CAPSTONE PLANTS, INC.
    Inventor: James B. Berry
  • Patent number: PP29008
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Gardenia named ‘PS-2013-4’, that is characterized by its compact plant habit that is equal in height and width, its dense self-branching plant habit without pruning, its double flowers that bloom in late spring with two full spring cycles under ideal conditions followed by spot blooming through the fall, its cold hardiness at least to U.S.D.A. Zone 7 with no winter foliage freezing, and its good resistance to root rot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: CAPSTONE PLANTS, INC.
    Inventor: James B. Berry
  • Patent number: PP29304
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘Prince Charles’ which is characterized by the combination of a compact and freely-branching growth habit, dense foliage, recurrent flowering from spring until dormancy, an abundance of white double flowers with a sweet fragrance, and the stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Inventor: Thomas Philip Dark
  • Patent number: PP29448
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Gardenia named ‘PIIGA-III’ that is characterized by its flowers that are medium in size, single, white in color and produced from spring to frost in Georgia, its foliage that is lustrous in appearance and dark green in color, its compact and mounding plant habit, and its cold hardiness at least to U.S.D.A. Zone 6b.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: BAILEY NURSERIES, INC.
    Inventor: Michael A. Dirr
  • Patent number: PP29855
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia plant named ‘4MARIAJ01’ particularly distinguished by flowers that are double-flowered with an early flowering habit, upright, dark green growth with a dense branching habit and increased flower production compared to other standard large growing double-flowered cultivars, and plants having uniform growth under commercial production practices, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Center for Applied Nursery Research, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian J. Jernigan
  • Patent number: PP29856
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia plant named ‘4BELLACJ01’ particularly distinguished by compact, dark green growth, dense branching habit and heavy flower production, plants having uniform growth under commercial production practices, and increased tolerance to root diseases, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Center for Applied Nursery Research, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian J. Jernigan
  • Patent number: PP29857
    Abstract: A new and distinct gardenia plant named ‘4KIMYMJ01’ particularly distinguished by flowers that are double-flowered with early flowering and increased flower production, dense compact branching habit with compact, dark green leaves, uniform, compact and mounding growth habit under standard production practices and increased tolerance to root diseases, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Center for Applied Nursery Research, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian J. Jernigan
  • Patent number: PP30239
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘WAH-LM’, characterized by its fragrant, single-type, white-colored inflorescences, glossy, dark green-colored foliage, and moderately vigorous, compact-mounded growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Southern Plant Group
    Inventor: William A. Head
  • Patent number: PP30894
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘RLH-GA1’, characterized by its compact, upright to outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; plants require minimal pruning; flexible lateral branches that resist cracking and splitting; relatively small and dark green-colored leaves; color is maintained during the winter and under low and high light conditions; freely flowering habit with flowering continuous during the spring and early summer; strongly fragrant single white-colored flowers that become yellow in color with development; and excellent garden performance and temperature tolerance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Head's Select, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Harold Head, Lisa Jones Head
  • Patent number: PP31017
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of gardenia plant, referred to by its cultivar name, ‘WAH-SP’, is provided which forms double, medium sized, fragrant, white colored inflorescences. Attractive, glossy, dark green colored foliage is formed, which contrasts beautifully with the blossoms. The vegetation is moderately vigorous and the growth habit is wide and low. The new variety is well suited for proving attractive ornamentation in the landscape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SOUTHERN PLANT GROUP, LLC
    Inventor: William A. Head
  • Patent number: PP31088
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Gardenia plant, referred to by its cultivar name, ‘WAH-SG’, is provided which forms single, small sized, fragrant, white colored inflorescences. Attractive, glossy, dark green colored foliage is formed, which contrasts beautifully with the blossoms. The vegetation is moderately vigorous and the growth habit is tight, compact, and rounded. The new variety is well suited for proving attractive ornamentation in the landscape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: SOUTHERN PLANT GROUP, LLC
    Inventor: William A. Head
  • Patent number: PP31151
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘PARWHI’ is disclosed, characterized by distinctive compact, semi-erect plant habit. Flowers produced by the new variety have numerous petals, forming a semi-double flower. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Paradise Seed Company Pty Ltd
    Inventor: John Robb
  • Patent number: PP31207
    Abstract: A new and distinct Gardenia cultivar named ‘PARCUP’ is disclosed, characterized by single white flowers having a typical diameter of 5 to 7 cm. Plants are compact, with deep green obovate foliage. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Paradise Seed Company Pty Ltd
    Inventor: John Robb
  • Patent number: PP32472
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘LEESIX’ is disclosed, characterized by uniquely profuse flowering. Foliage is narrow and glossy. Flowering will occur on a reblooming cycle Summer and Fall. Flowers are double and very fragrant. Plants are suitable for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: PDSI
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee
  • Patent number: PP32516
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gardenia plant named ‘LEEFIVE’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctive columnar plant habit. Foliage is very glossy, broadly ovate and uniquely crinkled. Flowering will occur on a reblooming cycle Summer and Fall. Plants are compact, dense and suitable for Southern climates. The new cultivar is a Gardenia, suitable for ornamental garden purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: PDSI
    Inventor: Robert Edward Lee