American Hybridizer

Hering, Jim
May 2012
American Rose;May/Jun2012, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p76
The article features hybridizer Whit Wells of Brighton, Tennessee. He started hybridizing in 1960 as a hobby, working primarily on hybrid teas and eventually concentrating on miniature roses. His hybridizing program expanded into a business, growing about 9,000-10,000 plants as of May 2012. An overview of his program, which according to the author has become a major influence upon rose shows across the U.S., is presented.


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