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The Encyclopedia of Roses: An organic guide to growing & enjoying America's favorite flower
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 76.  Includes photo(s).
(Description and culture) USDA Zones 5 to 7. Fragrant, medium pink... makes an excellent short climber or pillar rose. The large, cupped, very full blooms give an old-fashioned appearance that looks lovely in mixed borders with antique and modern roses and perennials. It can be pegged as a groundcover, and it looks especially striking spilling over a wall, where its beautiful, fragrant flowers can be shown to advantage.
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 30, 66, 77.  Includes photo(s).
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Page 66: One of the roses mentioned in old herbals... an ancient medicinal plant, provides a delightful fragrance...
Page 77: [Photo] Description and culture.
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 82.  Includes photo(s).
Blanc Double de Coubert Description, cultural advice and suggestions for landscape use... produces intensely fragrant, double, white flowers in late spring, scattered bloom in summer, and excellent autumn rebloom... A superb speciment shrub favored by English garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll... Prune mature speciments and hedges in late winter to shape them, taking off about one-third of the top growth...
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 82.  Includes photo(s).
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 54.  
Bonica is a good choice for reblooming hedges and foundation plantings...
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 84.  Includes photo(s).
Bonica Description, cultural advice and suggestions for landscape uses... the first shrub rose ever to capture the prestigious All-American Rose Selections Award... 'Bonica' represents an important breakthrough in breeding for disease resistance... 'Bonica' is resistant to black spo, mildew, and rust. This means that it will maintain about half of its foliage even without fungicide treatments. The Conard-Pyle Company, US producer of the rose, recommends three preventive spray treatments if you want plants to keep their foliage through the season; apply fungicidal soap or garden sulfur combined with an anti-transpirant as soon as leaves emerge in spring and twice thereafter.
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 85-86.  Includes photo(s).
Camaieux Description, culture, landscape uses... one of the most exquisite of the striped gallicas. An excellent compact shrub for small gardens.
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 86.  Includes photo(s).
Cardinal de Richelieu Description, culture, landscape uses... produces masses of fragrant, many-petalled flowers that are loosely cupped, showing the China rose influence... one of the darkest and most elegant of the purple gallicas... should always be surrounded with silver foliage plants such as lamb's ears or artemisia...
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 57.  
One of the best groundcover roses for hillsides, terraces, and slopes...
(Oct 1995)  Page(s) 13.  
Description. Few shrubs are better adapted to urban "hot spot" plantings that border paving and parking lots than hybrid rugosa roses such as the compact 'Frau Dagmar Hartopp'[The parking lot at the Morris Arboretum, where the author is the Curator of Roses, is bordered with 'Frau Dagmar Hartopp']
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