Contents: Introduction; The English Roses; The Development of the English Roses; The Classification of English Roses; Gallery of 88 Shrubs, Climbing and Rambler Roses; English Roses Cultivation
Michael Marriott is the senior rosarian at David Austin Roses. As one of the world's most respected rose experts, he is in continual contact with gardeners and agents who sell and propagate David Austin's English Roses worldwide - from Japan, Australia and New Zealand to the USA and Canada. The late David Austin's garden at Albrighton, near Wolverhampton, contains one of the finest collections of roses in the world, containing more than 800 varieties. Austin was awarded the OBE in 2007, the Victoria Medal of Honour by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2003 and the Dean Hole Medal by the Royal National Rose Society.