Product information "Rosen"
No other flower is given, bought and planted more often than the rose; none is more symbolic, sinuous and fancy. The garden plants' diva turned into a real queen, and the rose growers' new creations smell and flower from early summer until the first frost. The old rule -- healthy and robust, or fragrant and pretty, but ailing -- no longer applies. Sinuously smelling floribundas no longer must be sprayed with chemicals, and many low bush roses are only clipped with the hedge trimmer once every three years. Each of the more than 650 varieties selected for this book offers excellent characteristics, and many have been decorated with the coveted ADR seal. Editor Angelika Throll assembled a one-of-a-kind top team of rose growers for this book and all large European rose growers -- such as Kordes, Noack, Tantau, Meilland, Austin, Poulsen, Warner, Delbart, Lens, Schultheis, Fryer, Harkness, Pearce, BKN, Cocker, Dickson, Liebig, Kuhn, Rosen-Union, and many more -- contributed to selecting t