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Public rose gardens in Slovenia

Since 1965, when the first modern rose garden in Volčji Potok Arboretum became open to visitors, the number of public rose gardens in Slovenia has risen to eight. Four of them are located on the west border, the other four in the inland of the country. The rose...

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Collection of Bourbon roses on Kostanjevica

Collection of Bourbon roses in the garden at the Franciscan monastery on Kostanjevica above Nova Gorica was created in 2003. At that point Franciscans decided to turn the former vegetable garden to a park. Edi Prošt, vice-president of Slovenian Rose Society at that...

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The rose garden in Bilje

The rose garden in Bilje, the most recently establisheh rose gardens in Slovenia, was planted in 2013 at the Horticultural Centre of the Biotechnical Faculty. In the garden all the most common classes of roses are displayed. At the entrance, the ground cover roses are...

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History, written in roses

'Général Jacqueminot' is legendary rose of the second half of the 19th century. It was considered the best brilliant red hybrid perpetual rose of the time. For cut flower production, gardeners forced it in glasshouses on the outskirts of big towns. Before Christmas,...

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The first rose garden in Slovenia

»Flowers that Italy, France, England, Holland, the Netherlands and Germany value as delicate, rare, unusual, chosen, lovely and beautiful, all they is here, as well as different plants from India.« Johann Weichard von Valvasor wrote this in 1689 to describe abundance...

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Regional Convention in Ljubljana

Regional Convention of World Federation of Rose Societies Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 11th -14th 2017 The World Federation of Rose Societies is a federation of the national rose societies of 39 countries, representing rose lovers around the world. The  Eastern and...

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What means Eastern and Central Europe?

The aim of the regional rose convention is to bring together information about the roses in the eastern half of Europe. World federation of rose societies divides Europe into three parts. The group of Eastern and Central Europe unites national rose societies of...

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