This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V21", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
This is a striped rose, and is a sport from Bon Silene. It originated with Mr. Cartwright, of Dedham, Mass. The Isabella Sprunt which was a sport from Saffrano, and the white Bouvardia which was a sport from the red one, have proved very constant under culture, but in the case of the sport Beauty of Glazenwood rose there was a sad desertion of its true colors in so many cases that it became worthless. How far this may stand has to be tested, but we see that some sports of popular plants have been constant.