TITLE

THE MATCHMAKER AMONG THE ROSES

AUTHOR(S)
McCann, Sean
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
American Rose;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the process of rose breeding. He cites the popularity of rose hybridizing. He also mentions the different factors to consider in rose hybridizing. The author relates the stories of amateur rose breeders who have bred good roses. He outlines new rose varieties for 2009, including "Kew Gardens," "Just Joey" and "Goldstar."
ACCESSION #
41996407

 

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