Poulsen Roser A/S
Tel: 45 48 48 30 28
Raymond J. Evison, Ltd.
Domarie Vineries, Les Sauvagées, St. Sampsons
Mogens N. Olesen, Poulsen Roser A/S, Fredensborg, Denmark
Raymond J. Evison, Raymond J. Evison, Ltd., Channel Islands, United Kingdom
|Agent in Canada:||
Miller Thomson Pouliot LLP
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 3700
|Grant of Rights Date:||2008-02-01|
|Date rights surrendered:||2015-02-01|
Variety used for comparison: 'Niobe'
Summary: 'Evipo002' has a wider sepal than 'Niobe'. The sepal of 'Evipo002' has a type one base shape while the sepal of 'Niobe' has a type two base shape. 'Evipo002' differs slightly in sepal colour from 'Niobe'.
PLANT: climbing, weak to medium vigour, dense pubescence on young shoot
TERMINAL LEAFLET: short to medium length, medium width, ovate, acuminate apex, obtuse and cordate base, entire margin, no lobing, light green on upper side, no variegation, strong rugosity
FLOWERS: clustered arrangement, short to medium length peduncle, upwards orientation, single flower type, medium to large diameter, rotate shape, flat cross section in lateral view, weak fragrance, flowers on previous and current year's growth
SEPALS: six, free to overlapping, medium to long, broad, elliptic to obovate, concave to flat in cross section, flat in longitudinal section, acuminate to apiculate apex, type one base shape, dark brown purple on upper side, even colour distribution on upper side, purple on lower side with violet secondary colour, medium to strong undulation of margin, no twisting along longitudinal axis, no petaloid staminodes
STAMEN: light violet filament, yellow anthers.
Origin & Breeding History: 'Evipo002' originated from a chance pollination of unnamed parent plants, made in July 1997. The resultant seed was planted in December 1997 and germinated during the winter and early spring. In July 1998, 'Evipo002' was selected in the greenhouse at Guernsey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom. Selection criteria included large, full form flowers, compact growth habit, yellow flower centre and strong colour with good colour retention.
Tests & Trials: 'Evipo002' was tested at St. Thomas, Ontario. Ten bare root liners of both the candidate and reference variety were planted in the field on September 18, 2004. Plants were spaced .6 metres apart and trained to grow along a trellis. Observations and measurements were taken from 10 plant parts on June 15, 2006. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
Comparison tables for 'Evipo002' with reference variety 'Niobe'
Sepal width (cm)
Colour of sepals (RHS)
|main - upper side colour||N186D (darker than)||59A to N79C|
|main - lower side||N79C||N79B|
|secondary - lower side||N77B||84C with central bar of N79C|
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