A History of the Fragrant Rose

A History of the Fragrant Rose

by Allen Paterson

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ISBN-13: 9781904435754
Publisher: Little Books, Limited
Publication date: 02/01/2008
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Allen Paterson is the former director of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Canada and of the Chelsea Physic Garden in the United Kingdom. He is known throughout the world as a preeminent garden writer whose books include Trees for Your Garden and Plants for Shade.

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A History of the Fragrant Rose 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
antisyzygy on LibraryThing 10 months ago
A very readable account of the sometime convoluted family history of the rose, through the centuries. As well as covering the breeding of our favourite flower it also discusses how it became the pre-eminent floral symbol in art and literature.