Impressionist Roses: Bringing the Romance of the Impressionist Style to Your

Impressionist Roses: Bringing the Romance of the Impressionist Style to Your

by Derek Fell
     
 

Combining two of gardeners' primary passions-roses and Impressionist-style gardens-this lavishly illustrated volume explores Impressionist painters' creative use of garden roses and offers scores of ideas for modern gardeners who wish to bring the romance of roses to their own outdoor spaces. Beautiful photographs of Impressionist gardens, together with

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Combining two of gardeners' primary passions-roses and Impressionist-style gardens-this lavishly illustrated volume explores Impressionist painters' creative use of garden roses and offers scores of ideas for modern gardeners who wish to bring the romance of roses to their own outdoor spaces. Beautiful photographs of Impressionist gardens, together with reproductions of exquisite paintings, are sure to inspire rose lovers to ever more imaginative plantings. Impressionist Roses:

  • Celebrates the Impressionists' love of roses and details the artists' use of these luscious flowers, both in their paintings and in their gardens
  • Features an abundance of design ideas that can be adapted for today's gardens, from romantic flowering canopies of yellow Lady Banks roses to charming tree roses flanking a doorway
  • Spotlights the favorite roses of the Impressionists, offering some modern roses as alternatives, since many of the newer cultivars combine an old-fashioned appearance with disease resistance or repeat-flowering

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586630089
Publisher:
Friedman, Michael Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/31/2000
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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