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English Roses

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ISBN-10: 1554073510

ISBN-13: 9781554073511

Edition: 2007

Authors: David Austin, Howard Rice, Andrew Lawson

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"The rose has always been the best loved of all garden flowers. With the English Rose our aim has been, quite simply, to breed a more beautiful rose on a more beautiful shrub." - David Austin Exquisite photographs of Austin's beloved blooms grace every page of The English Roses. David Austin revolutionized rose gardening by restoring the viability and popularity of the Old Roses. In this book, he introduces 40 recently developed varieties in addition to 40 of his best-loved and time-tested favorites. Here David Austin tells the compelling story of how he set out to create the English Roses and presents an entirely new classification, which helps rose enthusiasts to better understand and…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 1/18/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

David Charles Henshaw Austin was born in Albrighton, England on February 16, 1926. He became a self-taught horticulturist, rose breeder, and author. He began the process of creating hybrids while he worked as a farmer. By 1961, he had developed his first hybrid rose the Constance Spry. He gave up farming to start his own full-time business in 1969. In 1983, he introduced three English Rose varieties and his business grew. He created more than 200 hybrid roses and his company's seedlings and flowers are sold around the world. He received the Order of the British Empire in 2007 for services to horticulture. His books included The Heritage of the Rose, The English Roses, and The Breathing…    

<b Howard Rice</b fue profesor de ministerio y capell�n del Seminario Teol�gico de San Francisco, California. Fue tambi�n moderador de la Iglesia Presbiteriana en los Estados Unidos, y contin�a predicando y ense�ado en muchas partes del mundo.

The Origins and Nature of an English Rose
The Rose
The Idea of the English Rose
The Ancestors of the English Rose
The Qualities of the English Rose
The Art of Fragrance
The First English Roses
A Gallery of English Roses
The Old Rose Hybrids
The Leander Group
The English Musk Roses
The English Alba Hybrids
The Climbing English Roses
The English Cut-Flower Roses
Some Earlier English Roses
English Roses in the Garden
The English Rose as a Garden Plant
English Climbers in the Garden
Rose Gardens
English Roses in the House
The Future of English Roses
Growing English Roses
Trade mark rights of English Roses
Acknowledgements and credits