Roses Forever ApS
Fiskervaenget 9, 5600
Rosa Eskelund Hansen, Roses Forever ApS, Fåborg, Denmark
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2010-03-19|
|Date rights surrendered:||2011-03-17|
Variety used for comparison: 'Korlobea'
Summary: 'Evera168' has a large flower diameter while 'Korlobea' has a small to medium flower diameter. 'Evera168' has a medium sized light yellow basal spot on the inner side of the petal while 'Korlobea' has a very large white basal spot.
PLANT: dwarf, intermediate growth habit, weak anthocyanin colouration in young shoot, few to medium number of greenish prickles on stem
LEAF: medium in size, medium green colour on upper side, no anthocyanin colouration, weak to medium glossiness on upper side, weak undulation of margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: ovate shape, acute apex
FLOWERING SHOOT: flowering laterals absent, very few to few flowers per shoot
FLOWER BUD: medium ovate in longitudinal section
FLOWER: double, few petals, pink colour group, sparse petal density, large diameter, irregularly rounded shape, absent or weak fragrance, absent or very weak sepal extensions
PETAL: obovate shape, weak incisions, weak reflexing of margin, strong undulation, medium to large size, one colour on inner side becoming lighter towards base, light blue pink to blue pink (RHS 63D to 65A), medium sized basal spot on inner side, basal spot light yellow
OUTER STAMEN: medium yellow filament.
Origin & Breeding History: 'Evera168' originated from a cross made in March, 2004 in Fåborg, Denmark, between a proprietary seedling identified as 03-0176 as the female parent and an unnamed Rosa hybrida seedling as the male parent. The new variety was selected as a single plant by the breeder Rosa Eskelund Hansen in June 2004. Selection of 'Evera168' was based on flower form, flower colour and disease resistance. Asexual reproduction of the new rose by vegetative cuttings was first conducted in October 2005.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Evera168' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, CPVO reference number 2006/1968. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany in 2007. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
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