Ping Lim -- A Man and His Roses

Helgeson, Lois Ann
November 2008
American Rose;Nov/Dec2008 Annual, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p84
The article profiles rose hybridizer Ping Lim. As noted, Lim is responsible for the development of several rose breeds, including the Easy Elagance series, and the introduction of the first cold hardy tree rose. He previously worked in different floral companies and nurseries. As a rose breeder, Lim follows a number of steps in bringing a new variety to the garden. According to the article, he continues to travel in different places to bring new and improved characteristics into roses.


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