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This September the New York Times "Style Magazine" published an article about French rose hybridizer, Fabien Ducher, descendant of the world-renown French family of rose hybridizers, the Pernet-Duchers. For the past six years, Ducher has collaborated with an also well-known perfumer, (known as a “nose” or nez in French) Francis Kurkdjian, in creating a fully-new hybrid perpetual rose for the perfume industry.    Coincidentally, I’d also just finished a chapter in “The Pageant of the Rose,” written by Jean Gordon in 1952, on a short history of rose fragrance. After reading Ms. Gordon’s short historical account, I concluded (maybe unfairly) that what Ducher and Kurkdjian are attempting to accomplish, looking back at historical precedent in the very complex process of fragrance manufacturing, seemed fairly daunting, if not quixotic. They have -- so far, they claim -- successfully hybridized a new fragrance rose based on the many rose cuttings Ducher had been collecting from all around the
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The Art of the Arrangement - San Francisco Rose Society
The Art of the Arrangement - San Francisco Rose Society

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The Art of the Arrangement - San Francisco Rose Society
The Art of the Arrangement - San Francisco Rose Society

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The Art of the Arrangement - San Francisco Rose Society
The Art of the Arrangement - San Francisco Rose Society

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Setting Up Our Monthly Rose Show - September 2014
Setting Up Our Monthly Rose Show - September 2014

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Setting Up Our Monthly Rose Show - September 2014
Setting Up Our Monthly Rose Show - September 2014

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Setting Up Our Monthly Rose Show - September 2014
Setting Up Our Monthly Rose Show - September 2014

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SF Rose Society
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