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February 15, 2018

 

There are seemingly millions of roses in the oil painting The Roses of Heliogabalus by Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912).

Millions Of Roses

About 120 million roses are purchased in the U.S. for Valentine’s Day each year.

March 9, 2017

 

Researcher cross-pollinating cowpea emasculated buds through artificial cross-pollination method using brush to spread the pollen grains on flower buds.

Hybrids

At this time of the year, as we peruse our spring catalogs, we will run across plants described as new hybrids.

June 18, 2015

 

Sunflower Hybridization: A figure illustrating hybridization in the Helianthus genus.

Hybridization

Modern gardeners benefit from the patient work of centuries of flower breeders.

May 21, 2015

 

Detail from “Lilacs” (c. 1905-1915), by Russian photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863–1944).

Lilac Breeding

The French and the Russians bred many of the famous lilacs grown today.

September 25, 2008

 

Pink Penny

Learn about perennial cultivars, on this Focus on Flowers.

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