The English Flower Garden
(1901) Page(s) 777.
Little Gem...a charming miniature Rose, with small double crimson and well-mossed flowers.
(1893) Page(s) 650.
In addition to the Common Moss, there is Little Gem, a charming miniature Rose, with small double crimson and well-mossed flowers.
(1903) Page(s) 728.
Mme de Watteville. Grows strongly, and produces such a quantity of buds that some of them must be removed. Its great erect double flowers have been aptly compared to Tulips. The petals are broad, like shells, white in colour, with a faint salmon or pink shading, which deepens into clear rose at the edge of the petals, often forming a regular bordering.
(1893) Page(s) 652.
They require the same treatment as advised above for the Fairy Roses when grown in pots, and among the best varieties are Anne Marie de Montravel, pure white, very free; minutifolia alba, white, double Daisy-like flowers; Little Dot, soft pink; ...
(1956) Page(s) 606.
Mrs. Colville, rich crimson single..
(Dec 1903) Page(s) 729.
Rubens is first-rate in every way, one of the earliest and most continuous bloomers, strong in growth, and lovely in form. The flowers flesh-white, shading into pink, large and full.
(1893) Page(s) 644.
Waban is a sport from the same source, and is now just being offered for sale. It has sported in an opposite direction, producing fine flowers of a deep carmine shade.