This variety was at first much esteemed, and plants of it were sold at very high prices. Most probably this was not a seedling from the old cabbage rose, as that is too double to bear seed in this country, but what is called by florists a Sporting branch... The rose amateur's guide - Página 3por Thomas Rivers - 1846Visualização integral
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William Robert Prince - 1846 - 260 páginas
...buds edged with pink, and is very beautiful both before and after expansion. This variety was from the first much esteemed, and plants of it were sold at...Cabbage Rose, as that is too double to bear seed in the English climate, but was what is called by florists a sporting* branch or sucker. In describing...