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Shrub Roses and Climbing Roses With Hybrid Tea and Floribunda Roses

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ISBN-10: 185149166X

ISBN-13: 9781851491667

Edition: 1993

Authors: David Austin

List price: $25.00
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An indispensable guide, in a convenient pocket-size format, this volume concentrates on Hybrid Tea, Floribunda, Shrub, Climbing, Rambling and Species Roses, and discusses some 560 roses in detail, with pointers as to flower and bud form and development.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
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…