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'Geschwind's Nordlandrose II' rose Description
'Geschwind's Nordlandrose II' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Marita Protte
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Multiflora.
Origin:
Bred by Rudolf Geschwind (Austria-Hungary (former), before 1910).
Introduced in Czechoslovakia (former) by Gräfin Marie Henriette Chotek in 1929 as 'Geschwind's Nordlandrose II'.
Class:
Hybrid Multiflora.  
Bloom:
Pink.  None / no fragrance.  Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cupped-to-flat bloom form.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost).  Dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 9' 10" (up to 300 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Probably not a seedling of Nordlandrose I, but a sister seedling of it - see References.
According to Erich Unmuth, it is questionable whether 'Geschwinds Nordlandrose II' in gardens and in commerce is the original Geschwind rose - see References.
 
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