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Reviews of David Austin's English Roses

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Author (1): David Austin

Hardcopy edition:
Publish date: January 1997
Published by: Little, Brown and Company
List price: $45.00
ISBN Number: 0316059730



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"A rare mingling of the beautiful and the useful and an altogether remarkable book." --Southern Accents Magazine

"The story of the develoment of English roses is fascinating, and the detailed portraits and text..make this an essential book for any gardener." --Vogue

"The 'new-old' roses, created by David Austin, are generating great excitement among gardeners. Combining the fragrance and form of lovely old roses with the vigor of modern ones, Austin's hybridizing program has produced new-old roses that flower more frequently and tend to resist disease." --Los Angeles Times

"The results of David Austin's hybridizng work are full-blown, sumptuous flowers...Austin's roses have coompletely won my heart." --Allen Lacy, New York Times

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