Thornless Beauty (HT) [Sport of Better Times]

Popular Science, April 1939

From Modern Roses V

Jewel — Better Times sport
Victory Stripe — Jewel sport
Rosalind Russell — Briarcliff x Regina Elina (Briarcliff sport)

American Pride — Mme. Butterfly sport

According to Nobbs (1984), George Oliver of Slough, England raised thornless plants Ophelia by bud selection and by seed.