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Varieties of Climbing Roses

Red and Crimson ALLEN CHANDLER. It blooms early in summer and again in autumn, bearing large single blooms of bright crimson-red. COUNTESS OF STRADDROKE. Of vigorous habit, it has glossy green foliage and bears large crimson blooms which are richly … Continue reading

04. July 2017 by admin
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A Descriptive List of Roses

The following explanations of the style of arrangement of the descriptions may be helpful: (1) the name of each rose is given; (2) the class to which it belongs; (3) the raiser’s or introducer’s name and date of introduction; (4) … Continue reading

12. April 2012 by admin
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Planning a Rose Garden

Planning a Rose Garden Soil You do not need a vast area to set up your rose garden: you could, if necessary, get a striking display from a border. All you need is a fairly sunny position, well drained and … Continue reading

30. April 2011 by admin
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Rose Garden Preparation and Accompanying Plants

Selecting the Right Rose A healthy rose should last fifteen to twenty years or more, given reasonable conditions, so it is well worthwhile making sure you buy good quality roses to start with. Look for at least three strong shoots … Continue reading

30. April 2011 by admin
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Old Shrub Roses

The Old Shrub Rose We still have with us over a hundred of the old-type species rose, and these are always catalogued and named with the prefix Rosa. They were, broadly, the first of the cultivated roses, but cultivated in … Continue reading

29. April 2011 by admin
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Hybrid Teas and Floribundas

Hybrid Teas and Floribundas The difference between these two, broadly, is that the hybrid teas are more or less pointed. Blooms growing singly on a stem; the floribundas, borne in clusters, are somewhat flatter in shape and tend to flower … Continue reading

29. April 2011 by admin
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History of the Rose

History of the Rose The rose has a history as long and confusing as life itself. Fossilized remains, estimated at more than three million years old, are said to have been of Rosa damascena, the damask rose. But some historians … Continue reading

29. April 2011 by admin
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Roses – Old and New

Roses – Old and New The universal favourites Shakespeare was, of course, absolutely correct when he declared that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. The only doubt is whether whatever other name it had would roll … Continue reading

28. April 2011 by admin
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