Peter Henderson & Co. Historic Archive
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Reference only rose nursery Owned by Peter Henderson. Listing last updated on 09 Aug 2022.
New York, New York
Peter Henderson (1822-1890) became the father of ornamental horticulture in the United States. You can read about him at the Smithsonian.
[From Modern Roses 10
, p. 716:] Henderson, Peter & Co., New York, New York.
James Henry Henderson (?. -1913)
Peter Gilchrist Henderson (1879-1946), the son of James Henry Henderson, continued his father's greenhouse and floral business with a ready market in New York City:
After the death of James Henry Henderson in 1913, the Henderson estate, in separate sale transactions by the surviving family members of both Peter and James Henderson, was consolidated under the ownership of the Peter Henderson & Company.