'Athalin' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Belmont
Medium red Hybrid China.
Registration name: Athalin (bourbon, Jacques, pre 1829)
Hybrid Bourbon, Hybrid China.
Cherry-red to deep pink. Occasional white flecks. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium to large, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat, semi-globular bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Glossy, light green foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
According to Modern Roses 10, this rose was an important progenitor of the early Hybrid Perpetuals. For more information about that as well as information about Parentage, see References.