David Austin's English Roses

David Austin's English Roses

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-Provides valuable information on rose cultivation and propagation -Written by the proprietor of one of the UK's leading rose nurseries Like it's companion in the series, Old Roses this title draws the pertinent information from David Austin's The Rose and focuses on English Roses, bred by David Austin to combine the sumptuousness of Old Roses with the strength and practical virtues of Modern Roses. It will be greatly prized by rose-growers and rose-lovers everywhere, whether professional or amateur, and includes new colour photography.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 177.8 x 241.3 x 20.32mm | 680.39g
  • ACC Art Books
  • Garden Art Press
  • Woodbridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 129 colour illustrations
  • 1870673700
  • 9781870673709
  • 83,875

About David Austin

David Austin is uniquely equipped to write books on roses. As a commercial rose grower, he is in continual contact with gardeners and as a hybridizer he is in touch with agents who sell and propagate his English Roses worldwide - from Japan, Australia and New Zealand to the USA and Canada. His garden at Albrighton, near Wolverhampton, contains one of the finest collections of roses in the world, containing more than 800 varieties. He was awarded the Victoria Medal of Honor by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2003 and the Dean Hole Medal by the Royal National Rose Society.show more

Review quote

British nurseryman David Austin has spent decades in research and development of some of the finest rose plants. --Chicago Botanic Gardenshow more

Table of contents

The English Roses The Development of the English Roses The Classification of English Roses English Old Rose Hybrids The Leander Group English Musk Roses English Alba Rose Hybrids English Roses Cultivation Glossary Bibliography Indexshow more

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