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Denomination: 'Evera116'
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: 2004-12-15
Application Number: 04-4507
Grant of Rights Date: 2007-06-08
Certificate Number: 2761
Date rights surrendered: 2009-06-26

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'POULhi 019'

Summary: 'Evera 116' has a medium green leaf colour while in 'POULhi 019' it is dark green. The number of flower petals in 'Evera 116' is medium to many while in 'POULhi 019' it is very few to few. 'Evera 116' has a spot at the base of the inner side of the flower petal while 'POULhi 019' does not.


PLANT: narrow bushy growth habit
YOUNG SHOOT: weak anthocyanin colouration, bronze hue
PRICKLES: present, deep concave shape of lower side, short prickles are absent to very few, long prickles are medium
LEAF: small to medium size, medium green, weak glossiness on the upper side
LEAFLET: slightly convex in cross-section, weak to medium undulation of the margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: medium to long length, medium to broad width, round base

FLOWERING SHOOT: few to medium flowers, medium number of hairs or prickles on pedicel, broad-ovate shape of longitudinal section of flower bud, almost continuous flowering
FLOWER: double type, medium to many petals, very large diameter, star shape when viewed from above, flat shape of upper part when viewed from the side, concave shape of lower part when viewed from the side, absent or very weak fragrance
SEPAL: weak to medium extensions
PETAL: large size, yellow (RHS 5C) middle zone of inner side, yellow green (RHS 4C) marginal zone on inner side, very small to small yellow (RHS 6A) spot at base on inner side, yellow (RHS 5C) middle zone on outer side, light yellow (RHS 4D) marginal zone on outer side, very small yellow (RHS 7A) spot at base on outer side, strong reflexing of margin, strong undulation of margin

OUTER STAMEN: predominant yellow colour of filament

SEED VESSEL: medium size

HIP: pitcher shaped in longitudinal section

Origin & Breeding History: 'Evera 116' was developed by the breeder and originated from a cross made in April 2002, between two unnamed Rosa hybrida seedlings. In June 2003, several seedlings were selected, with the final selection being made in December 2003 based on flower colour, plant habit, disease resistance and production characteristics.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, CPVO reference number 2003/2014, application number ROS 2386, grant number 15107, purchased from the CPVO, Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Rethmar, Germany, in 2004. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) colour chart.

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Rose: 'Evera 116'

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Rose: 'Evera 116'

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