Climbing and Rambler Roses

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David Austin

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9781870673655
Laminated paper board
Garden Art Press
Territory: World
Size: 240 mm x 180 mm
Pages: 184
Illustrations: 163 colour
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Climbing and Rambler Roses examines both Climbers and Ramblers in detail, outlining the refinement of Noisettes, the diverse colours of Climbing Tea Roses, and the delicate charm and fragrance of Climbing English Roses.The volume offers important advice on where to plant which varieties in the garden, plus cultivation and pruning, as well presenting the diseases and pests that can affect these magnificent plants, which clothe walls, fences, arches and pillars. Sumptuously illustrated with 100 colour photographs, the volume includes individual descriptions of each variety of these quintessentially English plants.

Contents: Introduction; The Climbing Roses; Noisette Roses; Various Old Climbers; The Climbing Tea and Hybrid Tea Roses; Modern Climbers; English Roses as Climbers; Rambler Roses; Sempervirens Hybrids; Ayrshire Hybrids; Multiflora Hybrids; Wichurana Hybrids; Other Rambling Roses; Climbing Species Roses; Other Climbing Species; Index.

David Austin is uniquely equipped to write books on roses. As a commercial rose grower, he is in continual contact with gardeners and as a hybridiser he is in touch with agents who sell and propagate his English Roses worldwide - from Japan, Australia and New Zealand to the USA and Canada. His garden at Albrighton, near Wolverhampton, contains one of the finest collections of roses in the world, containing more than 800 varieties. He was awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2003 and the Dean Hole Medal by the Royal National Rose Society.

Also available:
Old Roses ISBN: 9781870673693
David Austin's English Roses ISBN: 9781870673709

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