Botanica's Pocket: Roses
autore: Susan Page (Ed.)
editore: Könemann

formato: 15 x 19.5 x 6.5 cm – pagine: 1008
confezione: paperback – peso: 1370 gr
illustrazioni a colori: 3000+ colour illustrations
lingua: English
anno di pubblicazione: 2004
ISBN: 9783833121630
prezzo: € 19.90





Brand New Mint Copies. English Edition. Over 1000 Pages & over 2000 roses listed. With the collaboration of: David Austin, Peter Beales, Peter Harkness, and others. 


Foreword 8 - Introduction 10 - Hardiness Zone Maps 35 - Wild Roses 38

A-Z of Garden Roses 68

'Aalsmeer Gold' to 'Awakening' 70
'Baby Alberic' to 'By Appointment' 136
'Cabbage Rose' to 'Cymbaline' 194
'D' Aguesseau' to 'Dutch Gold' 248
'Earthquake' to 'Eyepaint' 276
'F. J. Grootendorst' to 'Fulton Mackay' 300
'Gabriel Noyelle' to 'Gypsy Moth' 336
'Hakuun' to 'Ivory Fashion' 386
'Jacaranda' to 'Kronprincessin Viktoria' 426
'L. D. Braithwaite' to 'Lyon Rose' 464
'Ma Perkins' to 'My Choice' 518
'Nana Mouskouri' to 'Over the Rainbow' 614
'Pacesetter' to 'Purple Tiger' 638
'Quaker Star' to 'Ruth Leuwerik' 700
'Sachsengruss' to 'Symphony' 760
'Taboo' to 'Tzigane' 842
'Ulrich Brunner Fils' to 'Voodoo' 884
'Waiheke' to 'Zwergkönigin 82' 906

Reference Table 944
Index to the Roses 968

This work provides the basics that every rose gardener needs to know! An old Chinese proverb promises: 'If you want to be happy your whole life long, plant a garden'. Botanica's "Pocket Guides" will help you transform any patch of earth into a source of happiness, satisfaction and beauty. Whether for a favourite cool and shady corner or a magnificently blooming flowerbed, every garden enthusiast is continually on the lookout for beautiful plants and ideal combinations. This comprehensive and user-friendly series makes the choice easy, even for those seeking unusual varieties. Ranging from A to Z, more than 2000 plant descriptions are presented on nearly 1000 pages, each accompanied by brilliant colour photographs. Every description includes tips on care and location, information on origins, planting and blooming times, forms of growth, frost hardiness and suggestions for beautiful arrangements. The index of common names and synonyms makes every plant in this international garden atlas easy to locate.