'Johanna Tantau' rose References
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 274.
Johanna Tantau Polyantha, white, 1928, 'Dorothy Perkins' x 'Ophelia'; Tantau. Description.
Book (1985) Page(s) 114.
In 1928 [Mathias Tantau, the elder] introduced a successful rose, 'Johanna Tantau' which he called a Polyantha, although we should see it as a Floribunda... white with some pink and yellow at the centre, the flowers borne in clusters...
Book (1947) Page(s) 168.
Johanna Tantau (Hybrid polyantha) is the result of a similar cross [as Johanna Röpcke] and is in effect a miniature Ophelia, opening pink and paling to white. The flowers are large, nicely shaped and double, borne in clusters and freely produced upon plants of low, spreading habit. Tantau 1928....Short growth. Moderately fragrant...July-September. Hardy.
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 41.
'Swantje.....An erect growing Johanna Tantau
Book (1936) Page(s) 693.
Tantau, Johanna (polyantha) Tantau 1928; D. Perkins X Ophelia; white, base lemon-yellow, reverse shaded white-pink, medium-size, double, fine form, lasting, large clusters, fragrance 6/10 (Can.[Canina ?]), floriferous, continuous bloom, fresh pink buds, growth 5/10, short, 30 cm., lanky. Sangerhausen
Magazine (1932) Page(s) 20.
I found 6 German rose nurseries represented with novelties: ....Math. Tantau with Urdh, Stämmler, Amulett, Professor Gnau, Johanniszauber and Johanna Tantau...