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Roses and Rose Gardens

Hardback

A visually stunning celebration of England’s favourite flower, the rose. The National Trust owns 30 of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, from Mottisfont to Sissinghurst. There are also features on 20 iconic rose varieties, with advice on how you can grow them yourself.

From the author of very successful ‘Secret Gardens’, this is a visually stunning celebration of England’s favourite flower: its long history and rich symbolism; the beauty and diversity of its flowers, foliage and habit; its wonderful fragrances; and, above all, its amazing versatility. The National Trust owns many of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, including Mottisfont, which has over 500 varieties, and the legendary Sissinghurst, where all NT gardeners are sent to learn the art of rose pruning. As well as showcasing 25 of these gardens, the book spotlights 20 varieties of rose to talk about in detail, describing the individual quality of each rose – why it makes it a good choice, where you can grow it and suggestions on how you might combine it with other plants.

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ISBN

978-1-911358-68-8

Publication Date

07-03-2019

Format

Hardback

Pages

176 pages

Dimensions

241x216mm

Author

Claire Masset and National Trust Books

Product Description

A visually stunning celebration of England’s favourite flower, the rose. The National Trust owns 30 of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, from Mottisfont to Sissinghurst. There are also features on 20 iconic rose varieties, with advice on how you can grow them yourself.

From the author of very successful ‘Secret Gardens’, this is a visually stunning celebration of England’s favourite flower: its long history and rich symbolism; the beauty and diversity of its flowers, foliage and habit; its wonderful fragrances; and, above all, its amazing versatility. The National Trust owns many of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, including Mottisfont, which has over 500 varieties, and the legendary Sissinghurst, where all NT gardeners are sent to learn the art of rose pruning. As well as showcasing 25 of these gardens, the book spotlights 20 varieties of rose to talk about in detail, describing the individual quality of each rose – why it makes it a good choice, where you can grow it and suggestions on how you might combine it with other plants.

ISBN

978-1-911358-68-8

Publication Date

07-03-2019

Format

Hardback

Pages

176 pages

Dimensions

241x216mm

Product Description

A visually stunning celebration of England’s favourite flower, the rose. The National Trust owns 30 of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, from Mottisfont to Sissinghurst. There are also features on 20 iconic rose varieties, with advice on how you can grow them yourself.

From the author of very successful ‘Secret Gardens’, this is a visually stunning celebration of England’s favourite flower: its long history and rich symbolism; the beauty and diversity of its flowers, foliage and habit; its wonderful fragrances; and, above all, its amazing versatility. The National Trust owns many of the most famous and beloved rose gardens in this country, including Mottisfont, which has over 500 varieties, and the legendary Sissinghurst, where all NT gardeners are sent to learn the art of rose pruning. As well as showcasing 25 of these gardens, the book spotlights 20 varieties of rose to talk about in detail, describing the individual quality of each rose – why it makes it a good choice, where you can grow it and suggestions on how you might combine it with other plants.

Author

Claire Masset and National Trust Books