TITLE

THE EMERGENCE OF MINI-FLORAS AND THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

AUTHOR(S)
Hering, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
American Rose;Nov/Dec2008 Annual, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the emergence of miniature floras, a class of roses popular in the 1950s and 1960s, and the Award of Excellence (AOE) program. The Miniature Rose Test Garden Program was undertaken by the American Rose Society in the early 1970s. The AOE program has nine official public trial gardens. The number of entries to the AOE reportedly increased over the years hybrids of mini-floras have been introduced by various breeders.
ACCESSION #
34687875

 

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