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Here is a Rose Glossary to help you understand some rose terms and enjoy your rose gardening hobby to the fullest.
AARS – All American Rose Selections
ADR rose – a winner in the German ADR rose trial (Allgemeine Deutsche Rosenneuheitenprüfung). No chemical pesticides have been allowed since 1997.
ARC – American Rose Center
ARS – American Rose Society
Anther – the part of the flower which produces pollen. It is the upper section of the stem.
Axil – The angle between the upper surface of the leaf stalk and the stem that carries it.
Balling – the clinging together of petals in wet weather so that the bloom fails to open and turns to brown color.
Bare-root – a rose dug up at the nursery and sold with no soil around the roots.
Basal shoot – a shoot arising from the neck or…
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