A Rose To Honor Daddy Frank

Jones, Sam
March 2008
American Rose;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p34
The article profiles rosarian Robbie Tucker who began his work in rose hybridizing to honor his grandfather Frank Konczak. The mini-flora class of roses trademarked by rose breeder J. Benjamin Williams is considered. The hybrid roses created by Tucker which include the "Aberlady," "Able" and "Miss Flippins" are explored. The roses' reputation at rose show competitions and Tucker's contributions to the web site www.Rosmania.com are discussed. A list of Tucker's hybridized roses are given.


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