Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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ears previous to that, not oneperson in a hundred, in all probability, could have told keep well. The flowers, many of which are four inches indiameter, are full and heavy, like the garden bush Roses,and of a beautiful soft shell pink. Climbing AmericanBeauty, with its full crimson flowers of large size and finefragrance (a quality rare in climbing Roses), and ChristineWright, which bears profusely beautiful Wild Rose doubleblossoms not only in June, but to some extent throughoutthe season, are other specimens of this fine new class, oneof the great advantages of which is that people who haveheretofore had no room for Roses-for cutting, and havehad to content themselves with a rambler trained againstthe house, may now have a Rose suitable for both purposes.Another new type of the climbing Rose is to be found inthe single or semi-double flowers of immense size, in suchsorts as Silver Moon and American Pillar; the former hasflowers of a silvery white, over four inches in diameter, borne
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Rosa Stylosa is one of the most beautiful of single-flowered varieties 112 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS April, 1913 very freely on long strong stems; the latter, which is prov-ing to be one of the most popular climbing Roses ever in-troduced, also has single flowers of great size, nearly fourinches across, and of a delicate pink with clear white aureolein the center of the blossoms, making a striking and at-tractive contrast. Extreme healthiness and hardiness isanother feature of both these splendid varieties. Still another new type of climbing Roses is to be foundin Tausendschon (thousand beauties). Its most dis-tinctive feature lies in the remarkable variety of coloringfound in the blossoms, which open a soft pink, but changethrough the different stages of development to variousshades of carmine rose and creamy white, even of lightyellow, producing a most novel effect. The flowers arevery large for a climbing Rose, reaching three inches indiameter, and somewhat open in form. Among the
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