Modern day classic of some 1500 roses grouped by type: Wild Roses, Old Garden Roses, Modern Roses and Miniatures and Mini-flora. Each rose has a description with appearance, origin and history, growing requirements and a colour photo. Additional information covers classification, colour class, alternative names, breeder, parentage, time of flowering, fragrance, habit, hardiness zones and awards. 488 pages, hardback. Stirling Macoboy, revised and updated by Tommy Cairns.