This section is from "The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste", by P. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams. Also available from Amazon: Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste.
Mr. J. S. Negley, of Pittsburg, Pa., has backed our recommendation of his nursery by an elegantly packed box of novelties of superior excellence, and as an evidence of the advance of horticulture in that section of the West, we append a list of the newer articles:
Jules Margottin, General Castellan, William Masson, Souvenir de la Heine D'An-gleterre, General Jacqueminot, and Madame de Cambaceres - all hybrid perpetuals in the best condition, with the celebrated tea-rose, Gloire de Dijon.
Evening Star, Geant de Bataille, Celestial, Admiral Dundas, Mrs. Holford, Pet, Odorata Perfection, Joshua, Sarah, Ellen Murdoch, Elisabeth Strange, and Glory of America.
Striata Magniflca and Imperialis.
Alba Grandiflora, Souvenir d'Alexander, and Crocea superba.
President, and James Hardrop - on all which we shall report in due season.
To Mr. W. C. Strong, of Brighton, Mass., we are indebted for the following new plants:
Fair Oriana, Little Treasure, Etoile du Nord, Souvenir de Chiswick, Star of the Night, and Venus de Medici.
Yennadesse, Metropolitan, Radiant, Rubens, Mrs. French, and Geant de Ba-taille.