Dr. Griffith Buck Roses

Description, Images and Sources
of Griffith Buck Roses

Dr. Griffith Buck developed many varieties of hardy, fragrant, and beautiful roses during his time at Iowa State University. As a respected member of the rose growers association and the rose growers community Dr. Buck was not only renowned for developing varieties such as "Carefree Beauty" and "Pearlie Mae" but also for his dedication to the industry.

The Buck roses are the proprietary property of the Iowa State University Research Foundation and in recognition of Dr. Buck's accomplishment, a collection of these roses is being established at the new Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa.

The following pages contain descriptions, photos, and some industry sources for these roses. Any questions you have regarding these roses or this information can be directed to:

Julie Minot
Germplasm Licensing Associate
310 Lab of Mechanics
Ames, Iowa 50011
phone: 515-294-9442
fax: 515-294-0778

This information and images of Dr. Buck's roses are made available courtesy of the Iowa State University Research Foundation and Mrs. Ruby Buck.

Alamande-Ho! Amiga Mia Andante Apple Jack
April Moon Aunt Honey Autumn Dusk Barn Dance
Blue Skies (Buckblu) Bright Melody Brook Song Buckaroo
Buckred Cantabile Carefree Beauty Chorale
Country Dancer Country Man Country Music Country Song
Distant Drums Do-Si-Do Dorcas Earth Song
El Catala Ellen's Joy Enchanted Autumn Folk Singer
Freckle Face Freckles Frontier Twirl Gee Whiz
Gentle Persuasion Golden Princess Golden Unicorn Grace Note
Habanera Hawkeye Belle Hermina Hi, Neighbor
Honey Sweet (That's) Incredible Iobelle Joseph F. Lamb
Kissin' Cousin Les Sjulin Malaguena Mavoureen
Maytime Mountain Music Musicale Music Maker
Night Song Paloma Blanca Paraglider Pearlie May
Piccolo Pete Pipe Dreams Pippa's Song Pizzicato
Polka Time Polonaise Prairie Breeze Prairie Clogger
Prairie Flower Prairie Harvest Prairie Heritage Prairie Lass
Prairie Princess Prairie Squire Prairie Star Prairie Sunrise
Prairie Sunset Prairie Valor Princess Verona Queen Bee
Red Sparkler Rural Rhythm September Song Serendipity
Sevilliana Silver Shadows Spanish Rhapsody Square Dancer
Summer Wind Sunbonnet Sue Virginia Reel Wanderin' Wind
Wild Ginger Winter Sunset    

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