This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Dallas Bros., Bridgeport, Conn., with a very beautiful rosebud, say: "We noticed in the Gardener's Monthly a paragraph headed Roses for Winter Buds. We send you two buds of the first-named (and perhaps least known), Niphetos, cut from a plant imported last fall. By all appearance it is a very free bloomer, and the quality you can judge by the buds 6ent."