Tales of the rose tree

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Harper Perennial, Apr 18, 2005 - Gardening - 308 pages
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A wild and wonderful exploration of the history of the rhododendron, a plant coveted, traded and stolen for thousands of years.

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Tales of the Rose Tree: Ravishing Rhododendrons And Their Travels Around the World

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In this scholarly and entertaining disquisition, Brown, a British garden historian, explores a variety of themes, particularly the "discovery" of rhododendrons by plant explorers in Asia and America ... Read full review

Review: Tales Of The Rose Tree: Ravishing Rhododendrons And Their Travels Around The World

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Almost unreadable. Don't believe the cover ("learned & lively paean to the rhododendron") - the only reason it gets more than 1 star is the additional material: list of rhody gardens, some nice photos ... Read full review


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