Ultimate rose

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Dorling Kindersley, Apr 1, 2000 - Gardening - 160 pages
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This book is a celebration of the world's favorite flower, illustrating every class of rose from ancient times to the present day. Hundreds of photographs present the kaleidoscope of colors and shapes found in the world of roses, including both old-fashioned and modern, with several examples illustrated on every spread.

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CONTENTS ARIIIUR DLSANSAI
7
SPECIES ROSES
14
OLD GARDEN ROSES
22
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Founded in 1892, the American Rose Society is among the world's largest specialized plant societies, with approximately 25,000 members. It serves as the international registrar for all classes of roses. Based in Shreveport, Louisiana, the Gardens of the American Rose Center is the nation's largest park dedicated strictly to roses.

Ray Rogers has won 397 blue ribbons and 88 top awards (including 5 Best in Show) for container-grown plants at the Philadelphia International Flower Show. After a career in public horticulture with the Morris Arboretum and the American Horticultural Society, he turned to garden writing, speaking, and editing. He is the author of" Coleus" and" Pots in the Garden" and the editor of several major gardening titles published by Dorling Kindersley. He holds a master's degree in horticulture and is an avid hybridizer of "Hippeastrum", better known as amaryllis. Visit him at www.showplants.net.

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