Horizon Roses 2012 contains a record 2,410 reports by 92 nation-wide reporters on the exhibition potential of 323 roses introduced in the last five years. The reports include 66 new roses not mentioned in prior issues. All comments are candid and reported in the words of the reporter. Supplementing the comments are photographs of 136 roses on which multiple comments were received 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 for the reviewed varieties.
Horizon Roses is produced entirely by volunteers under the direction of Bob Martin, National Editor and nine regional editors. The regional editors solicit and compile the comments from selected top exhibitors in their region and forward them for final compilation.