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Denomination: 'Evera118'
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: 04-4508
Grant of Rights Date: 2007-06-08
Certificate Number: 2762
Date rights surrendered: 2013-06-19

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Ruiz 0206'

Summary: 'Evera 118' has a larger flower diameter than 'Ruiz 0206'. The size of the petal spot of the inner side of the flower petal in 'Evera 118' is smaller than in 'Ruiz 0206'. 'Evera 118' has a darker purple red middle zone of the outer side of the flower petal than 'Ruiz 0206'.


PLANT: bushy growth habit
YOUNG SHOOT: absent or very weak anthocyanin colouration, bronze hue
PRICKLES: present, flat shape of lower side, short prickles are very few to few, long prickles are medium to many

LEAF: medium to large size, medium green, absent or very weak glossiness on the upper side
LEAFLET: slightly concave in cross-section, weak undulation of the margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: medium length, medium to broad width, round base

FLOWERING SHOOT: few to medium flowers, many hairs or prickles on pedicel, ovate shape of longitudinal section of flower bud, almost continuous flowering
FLOWER: double type, medium number of petals, large diameter, irregular round shape when viewed from above, flattened convex shape of upper part when viewed from the side, concave shape of lower part when viewed from the side, weak fragrance
SEPAL: weak to medium extensions
PETAL: medium size, purple red (RHS 57A-N66A) middle zone of inner side, purple red (RHS 57A-N66A) marginal zone on inner side, small yellow green (RHS 1B) spot at base on inner side, purple red (RHS N66A) middle zone on outer side, purple red (RHS N66A) marginal zone on outer side, very small to small yellow green (RHS 1C) spot at base on outer side, medium reflexing of margin, medium undulation of margin

OUTER STAMEN: predominant yellow colour of filament


HIP: pitcher shaped in longitudinal section

Origin & Breeding History: 'Evera 118' was developed by the breeder and originated from a cross made in May 2001, between two unnamed Rosa hybrida seedlings. In July 2002, several seedlings were selected, with the final selection being made in August 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 2003/2015, application number ROS 2387, grant number 15108, 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.

Comparison table for 'Evera118' with reference variety 'Ruiz 0206'

Colour of petals (RHS)

  'Evera118' 'Ruiz 0206'
middle zone of outer side N66A 61C

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Rose: 'Evera 118'

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Rose: 'Evera 118'

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