Rosa heleniae Rehd. & E. H. Wilson, Pl. Wilson. 2(2): 310-311 310 1915. (Syn: Rosa floribunda Baker (ambiguous synonym); Rosa heleniae f. duplicata T. C. Ku; Rosa heleniae f. glandulifera T. C. Ku);
China (Gansu, Guizhou, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan), Thailand, Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
Rosaceae Week: Rosa floribunda from Srinagar, Kashmir: Rosa ‘Floribunda’
Common cultivated roses developed as crosses between polyantha and hybrid tea roses. Hardy shrubs more branched than tea roses, prickly with strongly hooked prickles; flowers semi-double in clusters, usually flowering in June and July in temperate climate.
Photographed from Balgarden, Srinagar, Kashmir
http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/rjp-10175 (Rosa helenae Rehder & E.H.Wilson)