The English Roses by David Austin

€33,00
A revised and greatly improved edition of David Austin’s definitive work on the English Roses. As well as containing full-page plates and detailed descriptions of all his best-loved roses, this edition also features twenty new varieties. The book traces English Roses back to their Old Rose ancestors and establishes the concept of English Roses with their unique delicacy, charm and pleasing natural growth and also their many delicious fragrances. There is an excellent chapter on cultivation, as well as an interesting chapter on the way in which a new rose is bred – and much more besides.
  • Published by Conran Octopus
  • 320 pages
  • Size - 225mm x 280mm
  • 2017

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In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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