The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Roses - Gardening Book
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Roses
Edited by Mary Moody
304 pp, 1000+ color photos, 20 line drawings, 9 1/4 x 12 1/4", hardcover.
Suitable for a broad range of rose enthusiasts, this is more than just a big picture book. It lists groupings, parentage, other names and varieties, and year and place of origin for more than 1100 garden roses. Classifications include wild, gallica, damask, alba, centifolia, Portland, bourbon, boursault, china, noisette, rugosa, tea, hybrid perpetual, polyantha, climbers and ramblers both old and modern, hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, and miniature and dwarf roses.