This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V26", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
A committee of the New York Horticultural Society says of this: "Ten roses of this new variety were shown in fair condition, going to prove it must at once take a foremost position as one of the very best. Its place undoubtedly will be in the group of which Safrano and Mme. Falcot are the type, to which it is superior in size, thickness of petal and fulness of flower, its other properties being an exact counterpart of Perle des Jardins".