Canada - Patent No: 4277 on 22 Feb 2012
Application No: 09-6617 on 22 Apr 2009
Breeder: Claude Richer, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec; Campbell Davidson, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Swift Current, Saskatchewan
The variety 'Navy Lady' originated from a controlled cross made at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Station in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec in 2003. The female parent was the variety 'Fourth of July' and the male parent was the variety 'Astrid Lindgren'.
United States - Patent No: PP 23,288 on 2013 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/799,312 on 22 Apr 2010
Inventors: Richer; Claude (Saint-Felix-de-Valois, CA)
Assignee: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as Represented by The Minister of Agriculture and Agrifoods (Alberta, CA)
The new variety of shrub rose, ‘Navy Lady’ was selected by the Inventor among seedlings derived from a cross made in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada in 2003 between the female parent, ‘Fourth of July’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,518) and the male parent, ‘Astrid Lindgren’ (not patented). ‘Navy Lady’, designated as seedling no. ST03H003-02, was planted in the field in 2004, and selected and advanced to additional trials until 2008, when it was selected by the Inventor as a single unique plant with distinct characteristics.