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The English Roses: Classic Favorites & New Selections

Out of Print

By: David Austin

304 pages, colour photos

Timber Press

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #157447 | ISBN: 0881927538
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About this book

Beloved for their beautiful pastel colours and their appealing fragrance, often enhanced by the hotter and more reliable summers of the U.S., English roses have been garden favorites for years. When he originated English roses, David Austin sought to combine the desirable flower forms and fragrance of old roses with the wide colour range and repeat flowering of modern hybrids. To the delight of gardeners across the world, he was successful. Now, in his first book in more than ten years, Austin introduces 40 recently developed varieties in addition to 40 of his best-loved and time-tested favorites. Beautiful photographic portraits of each are complimented by notes on attributes, history, and special requirements for growing in the garden.

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