Horizon Roses 2015
Horizon Roses is a compilation of comments by the nation's top rose exhibitors on the exhibition potential of the newest hybrid teas, floribundas, miniflora and miniature roses. For most exhibitors, it has long been considered the indispensible guide to buying new show roses.
Horizon Roses 2015 contains 1,611 reports by a record 109 reporters from 29 different states on the exhibition potential of 209 roses introduced in the last five years. The reports include 36 new roses not mentioned in prior issues. All comments are candid and reported in the words of the reporter. Supplementing the comments are individual photographs of 173 roses. The reports are set forth alphabetically and include statistics of the current show results of the reported varieties. In addition, information is provided on known sources.
Horizon Roses 2015 is available in electronic format for Kindle at a price of $7.99. It can be ordered at Amazon.com here.
Those who do not have a Kindle can download the free Kindle Reading App for their iPad, iPhone, Android phone or whatever else you read on by clicking here.
In the alternative, those who want a PDF version can mail a check for $7.99 payable to Roseshow Investments, LLC , 3291 Old Oak tree Ln, Escondido, CA 92026
Bob Martin Elected ARS Vice President!
Bob Martin, the founder and webmaster of RoseShow,com been elected Vice President of the American Rose Society in nation-wide balloting concluded July 31. Bob will take office as Vice President in September for a three-year term, and under Society bylaws will automatically become the 56th President of the American Rose Society for an additional three-year term.
Further information on the American Rose Society Election as well as the results of other races on the ballot may be viewed by clicking here - further results.
New Additions to Horizon Roses Honor Roll Announced
There are three new additions to the Horizon Roses Honor Roll. They include the miniflora, ‘Powerhouse’ and the miniature roses, ‘Daddy Frank’ and ‘Magic Show’. For those unfamiliar with Horizon Roses, the Honor Roll consists of roses that have received high ratings in past issues of Horizon Roses by exhibitors from a wide cross section of the country. Honor Roll roses are generally considered “bankers” by exhibitors, i.e. the consistent top exhibition varieties. Further information on the new additions is available by clicking here..
Spring 2015 Edition of Rose Exhibitors' Forum
The Spring 2015 issue of Rose Exhibitors' Forum is available in the Members Only area of the ARS website .
You will need the password to access the latest issue. It is found on the Departments page in your latest issue of the American Rose.
Edited by Robert B. Martin Jr., Rose Exhibitors’ Forum is a quarterly bulletin of the American Rose Society that reports results of official ARS rose shows and publishes informative articles of interest to rose exhibitors. This current issue consisting of 110 pages presents the annual articles on Top Exhibition Roses of 2014 and Queens of Show (2010-2014). The issue also includes a comprehensive article on Single Minifloras,. In addition, the issue announces the winner of the 2015 Hedrick Award and presents additional articles of interest to exhibitors, including the long-running column, Notes on a Show Schedule.
2015 Official List Available as Download
The Official List of Approved Exhibition Names for Exhibitors & Judges is available in electronic form for $15 as a pdf on the American Rose Society website. It may be found in the store under the “Shop” tag – click on New Products once you enter the Store.
This version can easily be used on your portable electronic devices when you are judging or entering roses.
Combined Rose List 2015 Available
The Combined Rose List 2015 was published on 8 April 2015 and is now available for immediate shipment at$25 per copy. Further details are available here. To order send your check in the amount of $25 per copy to Peter Schneider, Box 677, Mantua, Ohio 44255, or order by Paypal here.
Rose Exhibitors' Forum on Facebook
Roseshow.com and the ARS Quarterly Rose Exhibitors' Forum are now integrated with a Facebook page that functions as a blog and forum for rose show results and information on showing roses, as well as outstanding photographs of winning exhibition roses of all types. To date the Facebook page has generated more than 2,000 likes from an international audience. Join us and like us. Click here to view the Facebook page.
Site last updated December 1, 2015