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Denomination: 'Evera121'
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: 04-4470
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-03-14
Certificate Number: 3187
Date rights surrendered: 2012-02-24

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Poulhi008'

Summary: The number of petals per flower for 'Evera 121' is few whereas it is medium to many for 'Poulhi008'. 'Evera 121' has a yellow petal spot at the base of the inner side while 'Poulhi008' has a grey petal spot. The middle zone of the outer side of the petal is blue pink to light blue pink for 'Evera 121' while it is light blue pink for 'Poulhi008'.


PLANT: bushy growth habit, tall, medium width, begins flowering mid-season, almost continuous flowering
YOUNG SHOOT ANTHOCYANIN: very weak to weak, bronze to reddish brown
PRICKLES/THORNS: concave, few short prickles, medium number of long prickles

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

FLOWERING SHOOT: very few flowers per shoot, few to medium number of prickles on pedicel
SEPAL EXTENSIONS: weak to medium
FLOWER: double, few petals, large to very large diameter, irregularly rounded when viewed from above, flat on upper and lower part when viewed from the side
PETALS: medium to large, light blue pink (RHS 56A-B) on middle and marginal zone of inner side, blue pink to light blue pink (RHS 68A - 65C) on middle and marginal zone of outer side, small to medium sized yellow (RHS 5B-C) petal spot at base of inner side, small yellow green to yellow (RHS 2C - 2A) petal spot at base of outer side, weak to medium reflexing and weak undulation of margin
REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS: yellow filament, small seed vessel, funnel shaped hip
FRAGRANCE: absent or very weak

Origin & Breeding History: 'Evera 121' originated from a cross between two unnamed Rosa hyrida seedlings, made at Faborg, Denmark in March, 2001. In July, 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 July, 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 2004/1093, grant number 17244, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany, in 2005.

Comparison table for 'Evera121' with reference variety 'Poulhi008'

Colour of inner side of petal (RHS)

  'Evera121' 'Poulhi008'
spot at base 5B-C 157B
middle zone 68C - 65C 62B-C

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Rose: 'Evera 121'

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