A Survey of American Polyanthas

Delahanty, Jim
December 2006
American Rose;Dec2006, Vol. 38 Issue 24, p38
The article presents information on the American roses or polyanthas. Before the 20th century, polyanthas were promoted as a result of sports linked to roses bred elsewhere. It was in the 1940s that the China Doll and the Pinkie polyanthas appeared while development in the 1990s was revived by breeders Paul Jerabek and Ralph Moore. Description of polyanthas hybridized in the U.S. are presented.


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