Albuquerque Rose Society
If you live in the Albuquerque area and are interested in roses, seek out the Albuquerque Rose Society. Their Web site contains the Society's upcoming programs for 2004, a list of local certified rosarians, and information on the Albuquerque Rose Garden, which the society maintains at the local library.
Favorite or New Plant
'America' Climbing Rose
If you have space for a tall climber and want fragrance, 'America' will reward you with stunning orange-pink blooms with an intense clove-like aroma. Its large flowers display 40 to 45 petals. This 1976 AARS winner grows 10 to 12 feet tall and needs strong support or an arbor.