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;


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


References: (Rosa helenae Rehder & E.H.Wilson)