ISBN-10:
0618068880
ISBN-13:
9780618068883
Pub. Date:
02/05/2002
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Taylor's Guide to Roses: How to Select and Grow 380 Roses, Including the New Hardy Ever-Blooming Varieties - Flexible Binding

Taylor's Guide to Roses: How to Select and Grow 380 Roses, Including the New Hardy Ever-Blooming Varieties - Flexible Binding

by Nancy J. Ondra, Nancy J. Ondra

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618068883
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/05/2002
Series: Taylor's Guides Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nancy J. Ondra owns a small specialty nursury in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She is the editor of many Rodale gardening books and the author of three Taylor's Weekend Guides: Soil and Composting, Propagation, and Pests and Diseases. She resides in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Taylor's Guide to Roses

HOW TO SELECT, GROW AND ENJOY MORE THAN 38O ROSES


By Nancy J. Ondra

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY

Copyright © 2001 Houghton Mifflin Company.
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 0-618-06888-0

SPECIES ROSES

Rosa banksiae

Species

SIZE: 20 to 30 feet

Single or double flowers 1 inch across Fragrant Zones 8 to 10 P. 405

Rosa eglanteria

Species

SIZE: 6 to 10 feet as a shrub; 10 to 15 feet with support Single flowers 1 to 2 inches across Moderate fragrance Zones 4 to 9 P. 406

Rosa gallica officinalis (inset, R. g. versicolor)

Species

SIZE: 3 to 4 feet

Semidouble flowers to 4 inches across Moderate fragrance Zones 3 to 10 P. 406

Rosa glauca

Species

SIZE: 6 to 15 feet

Single flowers about 1 inch across Zones 2 to 8

P. 407

Rosa hugonis

Species

SIZE: 4 to 9 feet

Single flowers about 2 inches across Zones 4 to 8 P. 408

Rosa roxburghii

Species

SIZE: 3 to 10 feet

Double flowers 2 to 4 inches across Variable fragrance Zones 6 to 9 P. 409

Rosa rugosa (inset, R. r. alba)

Species

SIZE: 4 to 12 feet

Single flowers 3 to 4 inches across Fragrant Zones 2 to 9 P. 410

Rosa sericea pteracantha

Species

SIZE: 8 to 12 feet

Single flowers about 2 inches across Bright red thorns on new growth Zones 5 to 9 P. 410

Rosa setigera

Species

SIZE: 5 to 20 feet as a shrub; 15 to 30 feet with support

Singleflowers 2 to 3 inches across Variable fragrance Zones 4 to 9 P. 411

Rosa spinosissima

Species

SIZE: 2 to 6 feet

Single flowers 1 to 2 inches across Light fragrance Zones 3 to 8 P. 412

Rosa virginiana

Species

SIZE: 5 to 7 feet

Single flowers 2 inches across Variable fragrance Zones 3 to 8 P. 412

Rosa wichurana

Species

SIZE: To 6 feet as a shrub; 10 to 20 feet with support

Single flowers to 2 inches across Fragrant Zones 5 to 9 P. 413

OLD GARDEN ROSES

'Alba Maxima'

Alba

SIZE: 6 to 8 feet

Double flowers 3 to 4 inches across Fragrant Zones 4 to 8 P. 222

'Alba Semi-plena'

Alba

SIZE: About 6 feet

Semidouble flowers up to 2 inches across Fragrant Zones 4 to 9 P. 223

'Belle Amour'

Alba

SIZE: 5 to 6 feet

Semidouble flowers 3 to 4 inches across Fragrant Zones 5 to 8 P. 238

'Celestial'

Alba

SIZE: 5 to 6 feet

Double flowers 2 to 3 inches across Fragrant Zones 5 to 8 P. 255

'Félicité Parmentier'

Alba

SIZE: 4 to 5 feet

Very double flowers 2 inches across Very fragrant Zones 4 to 8 P. 296

'Great Maiden's Blush'

Alba

SIZE: 6 to 8 feet

Very double flowers 3 inches across Fragrant Zones 3 to 8 P. 316

'Königin von Dänemark'

Alba

SIZE: 4 to 6 feet

Very double flowers 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches across Zones 4 to 8 P. 340

'Mme. Legras de St. Germain'

Alba

SIZE: 6 to 8 feet as a shrub; 12 to 15 feet with support Very double flowers 2 to 4 inches across Fragrant Zones 3 to 8 P. 366

'Boule de Neige'

Bourbon

SIZE: 4 to 5 feet as a shrub; 8 to 10 feet with support

Very double flowers about 3 inches across Very fragrant Zones 6 to 10 P. 245

'Grüss an Teplitz'

Bourbon

SIZE: 5 to 6 feet Double flowers 3 to 3 1/2 inches across Fragrant Zones 5 to 10 P. 318


Excerpted from Taylor's Guide to Roses by Nancy J. Ondra. Copyright © 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Excerpted by permission. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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