Some interesting notes and descriptions of terms which newcomers to heritage roses will find helpful.
Cassandra Bernstein (California) provides some guidelines for identifying roses. Condensed from an article in the Autumn 2006 Journal.
Margaret Furness (Barossa & Beyond) describes the types of rose mutations.
Re-written from an article in the Summer 2013 Journal.
Tate Hancox (Adelaide) describes some roses diseases and pests. Summarised from an assignment done for his undergraduate degree.
List of locations to view heritage roses and nurseries where you can purchase them, by state.
Some notes from Margaret Furness (Barossa & Beyond).
HRiA rose collection at Ruston’s Roses, Renmark, SA.
Indexes to roses which have been mentioned in the Australian Rose Annuals and the Journal of Heritage Roses in Australia.
Rose-breeding: It’s All in the Planning. By Warren Millington.
The ziplock bag technique for propagating roses.
How and when to prune roses. By Sophie Adamson.
An interesting article on the history of roses.
There are many successful rose breeders in Australia but none are as well known as Alister Clark.
A booklet that presents some ideas for using roses in a practical way.