'Athelin' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Belmont
Medium red Hybrid China.Registration name: Athalin
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.
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.