[From the American Rose Annual 1945
, p. 225:] Jackson and Perkins Company, Newark, New York.
[From the American Rose Annual 1950
, p. 187:] Jackson & Perkins Company, Newark, New York. Abbreviation = J&P
Also listed in the American Rose Annual 1952
. (Still in Newark, New York.
[From On Their Own... And Growing Well
, by Dick Streeper, p. 24:] Jackson & Perkins and Weeks Roses [are
] two of the largest garden growers in America with a current combined production of about 16 million plants per year and 32 percent of the total US garden rose production...
The company owning J&P and Park Seed declared bankruptcy in 2010. Bought by Blackstreet Capital, a private equity firm, for $12.8 million, J&P and Park Seed are presently operating under the name Jackson Perkins Park Acquisition, and maintaining its headquarters in Greenwood, South Carolina where J&P moved after purchase by Park Seed Company in 2007.