Rose Catalogue and Guide for 1904 C.H. Halstead, Rose grower (only)
Vanity (C.H. Halstead) deep nankeen yellow, outer petals splashed with carmine; very long, pointed buds, of good form. A seedling from Anna Olivier x Caroline Testout. Growth vigorous, producing fine bronzy-green foliage. A charming button-hole variety, which retains its form when cut. Habit of growth: vig. Use: gdn. dec. bud.
[Halstead listed his Hybrid Teas and Teas separately, and Vanity was listed as a Hybrid Tea.]