The Polyantha Roses (descendants of Rosa multiflora) were until recent years a comparatively unimportant section, but the introduction of Crimson Rambler and its sister varieties has raised it to a much higher standard. The following are selections: -
Aglaia, pale yellow.
Carmine Pillar, carmine.
Fig. 63. Polyantha Carmine Pillar
Claire Jacquier, nankeen yellow.
Crimson Rambler, crimson.
Electra, yellow. Euphrosyne, pale pink.
Leuchtstern, rose. Thalia, white.
Fig. 62. Polyantha Leuchtstern.
Anna Maria de Montravel, white.
Clothilde Soupert, white, shaded pink.
Little Dot, pink.
Ma Paquerette, white.
White Pet, white.
The Cabbage Rose is grown in a few gardens to this day, but modern varieties are squeezing it out of existence.