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Denomination: 'Poulcs007'
Trade name: Bernstorff
Botanical Name: Rosa
Applicant/Holder: Poulsen Roser A/S
Kratbjerg 332
Breeder: Mogens N. Olesen, Poulsen Roser A/S, Fredensborg, Denmark
Agent in Canada: Miller Thomson Pouliot LLP
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 3700
Montréal, Quebec
H3B 4W5
Tel: 514-871-5449
Application Date: 2005-08-25
Application Number: 05-5036
Grant of Rights Date: 2008-12-30
Certificate Number: 3429
Exemption from compulsory licensing: Yes
Expiry date for exemption from compulsory licensing: 2010-12-30
Date rights surrendered: 2013-04-18

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Poulbella' (Cuyahoga)

Summary: 'Poulcs007' has medium green leaf colour with medium glossiness while 'Poulbella' has dark green leaf colour with strong glossiness. The flower of 'Poulcs007' is round in shape when viewed from above while the flower of 'Poulbella' is irregularly rounded. 'Poulcs007' has a very full flower type while 'Poulbella' has a full flower type. 'Poulcs007' has very weak to medium reflexing of the petal margin while 'Poulbella' has no reflexing. 'Poulcs007' differs slightly from 'Poulbella' in overall flower colour.


PLANT: upright to bushy, floribunda rose
YOUNG SHOOT: medium reddish brown anthocyanin colouration
PRICKLES/THORNS: concave to deeply concave, sparse short prickles, sparse long prickles, dark red brown

ENTIRE LEAF: medium green, medium glossiness, three to five leaflets
TERMINAL LEAFLET: serrate margin, leathery texture, obtuse to rounded base

FLOWERING SHOOT: medium number of flowers per shoot, two flowering periods
PEDICEL: few prickles
FLOWER BUD: ovoid, red pink to purple red
FLOWER: fully opened flower round in shape when viewed from above, upper part flattened convex when viewed from the side, lower part flat when viewed from the side, very full type, purple red overall colour, fades to light purple red and light blue pink
PETALS: purple red on upper and lower side, small yellow to yellow-green petal spot at base of inner and outer side, very weak to medium reflexing of margin, weak undulation of margin
REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS: yellow green filament, medium length yellow-green style, stigma at the same level as anthers, receptacle small and funnel shaped in longitudinal section, no prickles on receptacle

Origin & Breeding History: 'Poulcs007' originated from a cross between an unnamed seedling as the female parent and 'Poulskov' as the male parent. The cross was made in the summer of 1992 at Fredensborg, Denmark. Seeds from the cross were planted in December 1992 and germinated during the winter and early spring. 'Poulcs007' was selected in the spring of 1993. Selection criteria included uniform and abundant flowers, vigorous but compact growth habit, disease resistance and suitability for growing in a 19 cm container.

Tests & Trials: The test and trial for 'Poulcs007' was conducted in the field during the summer of 2007 in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trial included 6 plants of each variety. Bare root plants were planted in the field in the fall of 2005. Plants were grown in rows with plants spaced 60 cm apart and rows spaced 90 cm apart. Observations and measurements were taken on August 16, 2007. All colour measurements were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison tables for 'Poulcs007' with reference variety 'Poulbella'

Flower colour (RHS)

  'Poulcs007' 'Poulbella'
overall 55A 51A
fading to 61D (lighter than) to 62D 61D

Petal colour (RHS)

  'Poulcs007' 'Poulbella'
upper side - middle 55A 55A-B
upper side - margin 55A 55A-B
lower side - middle 58C (darker than) 58C (pinker than)
lower side - margin 58C (darker than) 58C (pinker than)

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Rose: 'Poulcs007' (left) with reference variety 'Poulbella' (right)

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Rose: 'Poulcs007' (left) with reference variety 'Poulbella' (right)

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