Poulsen Roser A/S
Mogens N. Olesen, Poulsen Roser A/S, Fredensborg, Denmark
|Agent in Canada:||
Miller Thomson Pouliot LLP
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 3700
|Grant of Rights Date:||2017-04-03|
|Exemption from compulsory licensing:||Yes|
|Expiry date for exemption from compulsory licensing:||2019-04-03|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2037-04-03|
Note: The applicant has requested an exemption from compulsory licensing to allow time to multiply and distribute propagating material of the variety. If the exemption is granted, it may be allowed for two years from the date rights are granted for the variety.
PLANT: dwarf type, upright growth habit
YOUNG SHOOT: medium intensity of anthocyanin
STEM: absent or very few prickles
LEAF: large, dark green on upper side, anthocyanin colouration present, weak glossiness of upper side, medium to strong undulation of margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: medium elliptic shape, acuminate apex
FLOWERING SHOOT: few to medium number of flowering laterals, few to medium number of flowers per lateral
SEPAL: weak extensions
FLOWER BUD: medium ovate shape in longitudinal section
FLOWER: double type, few to medium number of petals, white or near white colour group, sparse to medium petal density, medium to large diameter, star-shaped, absent or weak fragrance
PETAL: no reflexing one-by-one as flower opens, obovate shape, absent or weak incisions at apex, strong reflexing of margin, weak to medium undulation, small to medium size, one uniform colour on inner side, inner side is grey (RHS 157B), no basal spot on inner side
OUTER STAMEN: filament predominantly medium yellow
Origin & Breeding History: 'Poulpar068' originated from a controlled cross conducted during the summer of 2006 at the breeding facilities of Poulsen Roser A/S in Fredensborg, Denmark, as part of a breeding program to hybridize rose varieties for commercial glasshouse and nursery culture. The cross involved two unnamed seedlings. The resultant seeds were planted in December 2006 and germinated during the winter and early spring. In the spring of 2007, one seedling was selected for its compact and vigorous growth when propagated on its own root, profusion of white flowers, suitability to glasshouse culture throughout the year, resistance to typical rose diseases, and very long post harvest flowering characteristics.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Poulpar068 is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, application number 2011/1424, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office in Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Hannover, Germany in 2012. Colour determinations were made using the 2007 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.
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