Wyckoff, Jeff
July 2011
American Rose;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p58
The article offers information on several roses and the explorers for whom they are named. The moderately fragrant red rose called John Cabot is named after John Cabot who is the first European voyager to set foot on North America. The light pink rose variety called Martin Frobisher is named after Martin Frobisher who made three voyages to the new world between 1576-1578. A description of Champlain rose named after Samuel de Champlain known as the Father of New France, is presented.


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