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Old-Fashioned and David Austin Roses

Old-Fashioned and David Austin Roses (Paperback)

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Discovering old-fashioned roses is often the beginning of a love affair that lasts a lifetime. These beautiful plants offer you not only fragrance and beauty, but also a fascinating link with the past. In this beautiful yet practical book, some of the most popular old-fashioned roses are described in detail and illustrated in full colour. Over 160 species and varieties have been organised into groups such as Albas, Centifolas, Hybrid perpetual and Moss roses for easy reference. There is a complete chapter on the work done by David Austin in the 1950s and 1960s to create new English roses. Topics include: History; Species roses;Gallicas; Damasks; Albas; Centifolas; Moss roses; Ramblers; China roses; Portlands; Noisettes; Bourbons; Hybrid perpetuals; Teas and early hybrid teas; Hybrid musks; Climbers; Shrub roses & ramblers; Rugosas; David Austin roses; Cultivation; Pruning; and Landscaping ideas. This book is created for Firefly Books by the renowned New Zealand packager and publisher David Bateman and it features over 130 colour photographs by Juliet Nicholas.

Home & GardenGardeningGardening: plantsGardening: flowers Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd Publication Date: 06/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9781552978801  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Barbara Lea Taylor is a freelance writer whose articles regularly appear in a national gardening magazine. This is her third book on old-fashioned roses. Juliet Nicholas is a photographer and keen gardener. She specializes in garden, landscape, architectural and documentary photography.

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