Changing roses for changing times

Coles, Sarah
June 2009
Garden;Jun2009, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p398
This article discusses some of the new developments in rose breeding. After losing some of its popularity over the past several years, the rose has reemerged with new breeds that are more suitable for the modern garden. There are more color variations and shapes and several species are pest and disease resistant. The article also provides historical background on the development of the rose.


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