'Theano' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Medium pink Hybrid Multiflora.
Registration name: Theano
Hybrid Californica, Hybrid Multiflora.
Light pink, violet-red shading. None / no fragrance. Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Arching, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing. Small foliage.
Height of up to 9' 10" (up to 300 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Hardy. vigorous.
According to Erich Unmuth, it is questionable whether 'Theano' in gardens and in commerce is the original Geschwind rose - see References.
Said to be identical with Rosa californica 'Plena'.