BOOKS ON ROSES .4.
Title. CLIMBING ROSES OF THE WORLD Author. Charles Quest-Ritson. Publisher. Timber Press. Year. 2003 Language. English ISBN 0-88192-563-2 Climbing and rambling roses are sources of grace and dignity in the finest gardens. This book is the first completely new volume in almost 40 years to grapple with the histories, lineages, and special charms of these aristocrats of the garden. Illustrated with 200 color plates, Climbing Roses of the World presents climbers of every type, from the parent Rosa species to the multifloras, noisettes, and modern climbers, to name just a few. The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched study of climbers and ramblers ever published, Climbing Roses of the World will stand as the definitive treatment for years to come. No gardener will want to be without this unique source of information.
The World Federation of Rose Societies awarded this book their Literary Award as an outstanding book on roses.