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Best Rose Guideby 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 RosesExpert advice on selecting and growingPlanting ideas, companion plants and careCross-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.
In this comprehensive guide, over 850 roses are described, illustrated, and arranged by group with information on the original wild species and the history of the cultivated roses. Other sections include cultivation and companion planting.
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