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Denomination: 'Evera103'
Botanical Name: Rosa
Applicant/Holder: Roses Forever ApS
Fiskervaenget 9, 5600
Breeder: Rosa Eskelund Hansen, Fåborg, Denmark
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2004-11-04
Application Number: 04-4467
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-03-14
Certificate Number: 3184
Date rights surrendered: 2011-03-17

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Poulcel'

Summary: 'Evera 103' has a very small to small flower diameter while 'Poulcel' has a medium flower diameter. 'Evera 103' has no spot present at the base of the petal on the inner side while 'Poulcel' has a spot present. 'Evera 103' has yellow orange to light yellow on the middle zone of the outer side of the petal while 'Poulcel' has light yellow.


PLANT: bushy growth habit, tall, narrow to medium width, flowers mid-season, almost continuous flowering habit
YOUNG SHOOT ANTHOCYANIN: absent or very weak, bronze
PRICKLES/THORNS: deep concave to concave, few short prickles, absent or very few long prickles

ENTIRE LEAF: small, medium to dark green, weak glossiness on upper side
LEAFLET: slightly convex in cross section, weak undulation of margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: short, narrow, obtuse base

FLOWERING SHOOT: very few flowers per shoot, very few hairs or prickles on pedicel
FLOWER: double, few petals, very small to small diameter, star shaped when viewed from above, flattened convex on upper part when viewed from the side, concave on lower part when viewed from the side
PETALS: small to medium in size, yellow (RHS 9A) on middle zone of upper side, yellow (RHS 9A-B) on marginal zone of inner side, yellow orange to light yellow (RHS 13A - 8B) on middle zone of outer side, light yellow (RHS 8C) on marginal zone of outer side, no petal spot at base of inner and outer side, medium reflexing and weak undulation of margin
REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS: yellow filament, small seed vessel, funnel shaped hip

Origin & Breeding History: 'Evera 103' originated from a cross between two unnamed Rosa hyrida seedlings, made at Faborg, Denmark in June 2001. In September 2003 a single plant was selected by the breeder based on flower colour, plant habit and disease resistance. Asexual reproduction by vegetative cuttings was first conducted in September 2003.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description is based on the UPOV (International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants) report of Technical Examination, Community Plant Variety Office reference number 2004/1090, grant number 17237, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2005.

Comparison tables for 'Evera103' with reference variety 'Poulcel'

Flower size

  'Evera103' 'Poulcel'
diameter very small to small medium

Spot at base of petal

  'Evera103' 'Poulcel'
inner side absent present

Colour of middle zone of petal (RHS)

  'Evera103' 'Poulcel'
outer side 13A - 8B 16D

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Rose: 'Evera 103'

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