Old Roses
autore: Andrew Mikolajski
editore: Lorenz Books

formato: 21 x 24 x 1.3 cm – pagine: 64
confezione: hardcover – peso: 470 gr
illustrazioni a colori: 80 colour illustrations
lingua: English
anno di pubblicazione: 1997
ISBN: 9781859673898
prezzo: € 8.90





Consultant: Lin Hawthorne. New. Contains an Index of plant names. An illustrated guide to varieties. A step-by-step handbook for cultivation and care. 


The rose is unique in that its beauty and symbolic potency have transcended historical, national and cultural borders. Both as a token of love and a source of heady fragrance, roses have been timelessly revered the world over. Successive generations have marvelled at the species' sensuous shapes and colours and its ease of cultivation. The old rose, with its full rosette blooms or beautifully shaped flat petals, is a flower that deserves attention in any garden.

Introduction: how to use old roses to their best advantage in the garden. . history of old roses . classification and flower shapes: how to recognize different varieties, and their characteristics

Plant Catalogue: a complete guide with at-a-glance reference to 40 varieties of old rose.
. origins of the variety
. botanical description
. planting ideas
. flowering times

The Grower's Guide: everything you need to know
in order to cultivate old roses.
. buying and selecting the best plants
. planting options and training
. propagating and pruning
. controlling pests and diseases