Rambling Roses -- Just Ramble On

McCann, Sean
January 2008
American Rose;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p28
The article presents facts and trivias about roses. The author relates about an embarrassing mistake he made about ramblers Perennial Blue and Perennial Blush. Lady Gay is considered the best rose created by William Walsh. However, this rose was so like Dorothy Perkins that they were often sold under the other's name. Some of the very successful ramblers of Walsh are Excelsa, Hiawatha, Minnehaha and Evangeline.


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