100 English Roses for the American Garden
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Page 60: Abraham Darby Description and cultivation... This popular rose can be grown as a freestanding shrub or, in the right climate zone, as a small climber of up to 10 feet. Cold-hardiness may be a problem in more northern regions, so take appropriate precautions... Flowers can be soft pink with apricot tones in cool seasons and progress to a peachy apricot blend with yellow and cream tones at other times... The fragrance is strong and fruity. the plant covers itself with healthy, large, leathery, deep green foliage and plentiful, large red prickles.
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Admired Miranda Description and cultivation... old-fashioned-style blooms... among the lowest of the low-growing Austins... quartered, flat, rosette-shaped blooms in warm apricot-pink tones... 'Admired Miranda' is named for Prospero's daughter in SHakespeare's The Tempest...
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Page 64: Ambridge Rose Description and cultivation... The deep-cupped flowers are peachy apricot with pale pink scalloped and ruffled outer petals that fade to almost white... With minor protection, this rose should grow in most areas of the country, cool zones included... [it is] particularly suited to the warm to hot climate regions...
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Page 72: Bredon Description and cultivation... small, rosette-shaped flowers are produced in large sprays with as many as fifteen buds in a cluster. Buds are greenish white to start with, opening to creamy white with a bit of yellow and soft peach tones at the center... The name commemorates Bredon Hill, a site near the Austin nursery in Hereford and Worcester, which is referred to in "To an Athlete Dying Young," a poem by A.E. Housman...
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Page 76: Canterbury Description and cultivations... rosy pink semi-double flowers with gold stamens... 'Canterbury' is named for the city in eastern Kent, England, and for the elventh-century cathedral built there. Thomas Becket was martyred at the site in 1170, and it was the destination of the travelers in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales...
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Chaucer Description and cultivation... pale pink flowers... The flowers do bear a strong resemblance to its Gallica parent, 'Duchesse de Montebello'... very prone to mildew... This cultivar was named for Geoffrey Chaucer, the English poet and author of The Canterbury Tales...
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