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'Thalia' rose Description
'Thalia (rambler, Schmitt, 1892)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of All Things Roses - Dove's California Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Multiflora.
Registration name: Thalia (rambler, Schmitt, 1892)
Origin:
Bred by J. B. Schmitt (Alsace) (France, before 1892).
Introduced in Germany by Peter Lambert in 1895 as 'Thalia'.
Introduced in Australia by Arthur Yates & Co. Ltd. in 1899 as 'White Rambler'.
Class:
Hybrid Multiflora, Rambler.  
Bloom:
White.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 0.75".  Small, semi-double to double, in large clusters, flat bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Climbing, few or no prickles/thorns.  Glossy, light green foliage.  

Height: 12' (365cm).  Width: 8' (245cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Hardy.  very vigorous.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
This is one of the three ramblers Lambert bought from Schmitt and commercialized under his own name.
Seed parent Rosa polyantha sarmenteux was a R. multiflora-type with double blooms, possibly also the parent of Paquerette.
 
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