The Legacy of Dr. Griffith Buck

Hammond, Gaye
February 2006
American Rose;Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p33
The article highlights the achievements of the late rose hybridizer Griffith Buck of Ames, Iowa, in researching and hybridizing rose cultivars. Buck started to hybridize roses in 1947. The distinction of the rose cultivars developed by Buck is mentioned. Buck believed that his mission in life was to create roses that would survive frigid northern temperatures without the need for radical winter protection. INSET: Searching for "Lost" Buck Roses.


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