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Germplasm Releases (SVBFA Main Page)

Dennis J. Werner

Cultivars, breeding lines, and populations released (in order by type and year of release)

Cultigen name

Released

Developer

Important traits

Parents or pedigree

Peaches

Derby

1983

Werner

Early ripening

??

Contender

1987

Werner

Late flowering and exceptional cold hardiness

??

Carolina Belle

1987

Werner

Large fruit size, white flesh

??

Intrepid

1999

Werner

High cold hardiness

??

Challenger

1999

Werner

High cold hardiness

??

China Pearl

1999

Werner

White, low acid flesh, late blooming

??

Carolina Gold

2005

Werner

High quality, late ripening

??

Galactica

2005

Werner

Specialty "Chinese flat" peach, white flesh

??

Nectarines

Carolina Red

1983

Werner

Early ripening

??

Ornamentals

Corinthian series

1999

Werner

Fastigiate growth habit series with double flowers

??

'Blue Chip' Buddleja

2007

Werner

Compact growth habit with low fertility; the first dwarf Buddleja released to the trade; the low female fertility reduces its invasiveness; blue flowers

??

'Miss Ruby' Buddleja

2008

Werner

Semi-compact growth habit; bright pink flowers

??

'Ruby Falls' Buddleja

2009

Werner

Weeping growth habit; purple leaves

??

'Merlot' Buddleja

2009

Werner

Glossy, purple leaves; semi-upright growth

??

'Whitewater' Buddleja

2009

Werner

Weeping growth habit; variegated leaves

??

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