Title: Ludwig Taschner’s Roses
Author: Ludwig Taschner
Publisher: Random House Struik
Cape Town, South Africa 2010
ISBN 9781770078031 / ISBN 978-1-77007-803-1
Softcover, 22 x 28 cm, 128 pages, 434 photographs
The beauty of roses has always captivated man, and it has inspired the publication of more books than any other variety of flower. Based on his life-long fascination with roses, well-known rose expert Ludwig Taschner pays tribute to the rose, and shares with readers his extensive knowledge of and enthusiasm for this regal species. Ludwig Taschner's Roses includes an exploration into the fascination with roses, a guide to selection by colour and fragrance, detailed planting advice, information on rose care, pest and disease control, threats to rose health and pruning, a month-by-month guide to successful rose growing, a round-up of the various rose groups, types and varieties and advice on colourscaping with roses in formal garden designs, informal designs, mass plantings or the creation of focal points with specimen roses.