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Rose plant: Odem
PP8620 Rose plant: Odem
Patent Drawings:Drawing: PP8620-3    Drawing: PP8620-4    
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Inventor: Carmel
Date Issued: March 1, 1994
Application: 07/783,931
Filed: October 29, 1991
Inventors: Carmel; Carmi (Moshav Ha'yogev, IL)
Assignee: Yoval Agriculture Products, Ltd. (Moshav Ha'yogev, IL)
Primary Examiner: Feyrer; James R.
Assistant Examiner:
Attorney Or Agent: Pollock, Vande Sande & Priddy
U.S. Class: PLT/139
Field Of Search: Plt/20
International Class:
U.S Patent Documents: PP4391
Foreign Patent Documents:
Other References: Harings P.A. (Ed.) "Mme. Georges Delbard" Modern Roses 9 American Rose Society, Shreveport, La., 1986, p. 181..

Abstract: A rose plant exhibiting good resistance to powdery mildew and being characterized by non-fragrant flowers, prolific growth and flower production, good self-rooting and a large number of water shoots.
Claim: I claim:

1. A new and distinct variety of a rose plant of a Hybrid Tea rose variety, named Odem, as shown and described, and consisting mainly of plants being vigorous growing, showing a smallerflower than Carola, containing a large number of petals, having non-fragrant flowers, with petals' color dark red/current red/RHS 46 AB, with a small-sized yellow spot at their base, with early and prolific flower production, and having fast and goodpropagating features.

This application is related to the plant Carola, U.S. patent application Ser. No. 07/767,546, filed Sept. 27, 1991, a continuation of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 07/387,837, filed Aug. 1, 1989, now abandoned.


The present invention is concerned with a new variety of a Hybrid Tea rose discovered by me and being a mutation of Carola, U.S. patent application Ser. No. 07/767,546, which is a mutation of Deladel (Mme. G. Delbard), U.S. Plant Pat. No.4,391, issued Mar. 6, 1979.


This mutation was discovered as a branch on a Carola plant in 1990 on a cultivated area in a farm, located in Moshav Ha'yogev, located in Israel Valley, Israel, with an average night temperature of C. in summer and C. in winter, and day temperatures of C. in summer and C. in winter.

The branch was vegetatively propagated from cuttings by self-rooting. From these cuttings plants were grown in a greenhouse where they were further vegetatively propagated by self-rooting.

The resulting plants were found to be stable in their botanical characteristics, as are described below and as illustrated by typical plants parts in the attached photographs.

Asexual propagative of this new variety of performed at Moshav Ha'yogev, Israel.

The observations were made between the present invention, the parent plant, Carola, and the grandparent plant, Deladel.

______________________________________ Odem Carola Deladel ______________________________________ Average number of 39-48 33-40 18-25 petals Size of Petal length 37-45 mm 50-55 mm does not differ from Carola width 39-49 mm 55-60 mm doesnot differ from Carola Flower diameter ca. 80 mm ca. 110 mm does not differ from Carola color of RHS.sup.1 46 AB RHS 53 A RHS 53 A upper side color of RHS 52 A RHS 53 C RHS 53 B lower side Petal's reflex medium strong strong Size of spot at small medium very small base of inner side of petal Color of spot at yellow white yellow base of inner side of petal Fragrance of none none slight, flower not sweet or spicy Average number of 2.5 1.85-2.00 0.90-1.25 cut-flowers per plantper month (year-round production) Average number of 4-6 4-6 2-3 water shoots in first year after planting Plant height in 6 90-130 cm 170-180 cm 80-90 cm months after planting Time from planting 5-6 months 6-8 months 10-12 months tocommercial flower production Length of 40-60 cm 70-80 cm 70-90 cm flowering stem Relative thickness thin medium thick of flowering stem Number of about flowering stems double as per plant per year for Carola Leaf measurements.sup.2 upperleaf 5.5 cm 7.5 cm unknown leaflets at 4.6 cm 6.0 cm unknown upper part leaflets at 4.0 cm 5.4 cm unknown center part leaflets at 3.0 cm 4.1 cm unknown bottom part Vase life 15-18 days 12-15 days unknown ______________________________________.sup.1 Royal Horticultural Society of London, England (RHS) Colour Chart .sup.2 Based upon the average sizes of twenty leaves of each variety sampled from plants grown sideby-side under the same roof and conditions in a greenhouse in Moshav Ha'yogev,Israel.


The present invention provides a hybrid tea rose variety which include the following characteristics which distinguish the new variety from cultivars to which it is related:

Distinctly smaller flowers in comparison with Carola and Deladel and

Distinctly different color of basal spot of petal in comparison with Carola .


FIG. 1 represents a typical specimen of the present invention, illustrating a leaf, a flower bud, a flower bud at picking stage, a part of the stem, leaflets, and flowers at various opening stages.

FIG. 2 represents a side-by-side comparison of flower size, bud size, color and size of petal, color and size of basal spot between a typical specimen of the present invention, Odem, and the parent variety, Carola.

The colors in thedrawings are as true as is reasonably possible in an illustration depicting green and red colors. The photographs were taken from comparable specimens, grown under exactly the same conditions, in a greenhouse at Moshav Ha'yogev, each on its own roots,and being visibly healthy.


Based on observations made in Moshav Ha'yogev, Israel, in 1990 and 1991 in a greenhouse.

______________________________________ Plant growth habit semi-upright Young shoot anthocyanin coloration medium to strong hue of anthocyanin red-brown coloration Prickles present Prickle shape of upper side concave to straight shapeof lower side concave Short Prickles number few Long Prickles number medium Leaf length 120-150 mm width 75-115 mm green color medium glossiness of upper side weak Leaflet cross section straight undulation of margin weak to medium Terminal Leaflet length of blade 50-65 mm maximum width 30-43 mm length of petiole 15-20 mm shape of base rounded Flowering Shoot number of flowers few Flowering habit continuous Flowering Pedicel number of hairs or very few to few prickles Flower Bud longitudinal section ovoid Flower type double number of petals 40-53 diameter ca. 80 mm view from above rounded side view of upper part flattened-convex side view of lower part flat fragrance none Sepal length 30-43 mm extensionmedium Petal size length 37-45 mm width 39-49 mm shape rounded color of middle zone of RHS 46 AB dark red Currant inner side red color of marginal zone of RHS 46 AB dark red Currant inner side red basal spot on inner side present size ofbasal spot on small inner side color of basal spot on RHS 3 B yellow inner side color of middle zone of RHS 52 A Deep red Crimson outer side color of marginal zone of RHS 52 A Deep red Crimson outer side basal spot on inner side present size of basal spot on small outer side color of basal spot on RHS 3 C yellow outer side reflex of margin medium undulation of margin very weak to weak Stamen predominant color of orange-red filament Style length long predominant colorpurple hairiness of upper half absent Stigma position as compared with same level anthers Seed Vessel size small shape of longitudinal funnel-shaped section Time of Beginning of Flowering medium Resistance to Powdery Mildew good Self-rooting good ______________________________________

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