Best Rose Guide: A Comprehensive Selection

February 3, 2012|
Best Rose Guide: A Comprehensive Selection by Roger Phillips
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Fresh ideas for selecting and growing the latest roses.

Gardeners are always searching for new roses and better ways to grow them. Best Rose Guide is an up-to-date reference with a wealth of new ideas for selecting and planting the ideal roses.

This authoritative guide covers 850 roses and bridges the divide between scientific texts and everyday horticultural books. The book explains how to identify and understand every type of rose.

Best Rose Guide features:

  • Detailed introductions to twenty-four categories of rose including Old Roses, Climbers, Shrubs and Modern Roses
  • Expert advice on selecting and growing
  • Planting ideas, companion plants and care
  • Cross-references, hardiness zones.

Vivid photographs show every rose in exquisite detail. The authoritative text also explains how roses have been cultivated from ancient Roman times to today with fascinating information and the most up-to-date DNA studies.

Featuring the newest rose varieties and the latest techniques and ideas for selecting and growing them, Best Rose Guide is a definitive reference on roses.

Roger Phillips was trained as a painter at Chelsea School of Art, and pioneered the use of color photography for the reliable identification of natural history subjects. Together with Martyn Rix, he has co-authored twenty-five books including Annuals and Biennials and Perennials, which have sold millions of copies around the world. ...
Title:Best Rose Guide: A Comprehensive Selection
Product dimensions:288 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0 in
Published:February 3, 2012
Publisher:Firefly Books
ISBN - 13:9781552978443

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