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.
A thorough good rose is Hybrid Perpetual Etienne Levet; and this so completely established its character as a good autumnal flower, that its general good qualities may be taken for granted. This is of a shaded brilliant rosy hue, flushed with violet; the habit appears to be all that could be desired.
Tea, Madame Cecille Berthod, is a beautiful, bright pale yellow flower, of remarkably fine build and substance, and a free grower; it is a variety showing the possession of a great deal of refinement.
Tea, Madame Camille, has full and finely cupped smooth flowers, with a great deal of petal; the color flush on the exterior, with bright salmon, buff center.
Tea, Madame Jules Margottin is a charming Tea Rose; the circumference of the flower, flesh white, the center primrose and nankeen in the bud state, it is simply perfection; the habit is vigorous and free, and it has a most desirable upright growth.