This comprehensive volume is a pictorial guide to one of the most popular groups of plants in the world, providing an indispensable resource for selecting the right rose for any type of garden. Descriptions of numerous species and their varieties are illustrated with over 750 full color photographs that show the flowers in gorgeous bloom. All the essential information about color, growth habits, care and disease resistance is provided in this complete guide to the beauty and care of roses. It is a must for every gardener, expert or novice, who is interested in the "queen of flowers."Vermeulen, Nico is the author of 'Complete Rose Encyclopedia' with ISBN 9780517221679 and ISBN 0517221675.