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Onward and Upward in the Garden
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 35.  
 
Blossomtime a remarkable climber...
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 75.  
 
Brownie one of the new Jackson & Perkins's roses for 1960, described as tan and gold.
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 34.  
 
[In 1959, the author wrote:] Charles Mallerin, though modern is not new; its color is the darkest, richest red I know; it is stalwart and fragrant, and in our rose bed [the author gardened in Maine] it blossomed right up to Thanksgiving.
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 10.  
 
Eclipse... elongated pale buds... and in [the author's] garden Eclipse continues to blossom long after the first frosts...
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 75.  
 
The most ubiquitous rose of the year [1960]is not orange; it has “creamy tones with a subtle kiss of pink at the edge of each flaring petal.” The name is Garden Party, and it is the All-America Rose of the Year. Garden Party, a hybrid of 'Peace' and 'Charlotte Armstrong', can be seen in almost every rose catalogue but is best presented in that of the firm that bred it -- the Armstrong Nurseries, Ontario, California.
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 34.  
 
[In 1959, the author wrote:] Golden Wings is a single rose, with five pale-yellow petals and orange stamens -- a charming, airy blossom on a vigorous bush; if left ot itself, it will grow to six feet, but it may be kept to average height by judicious pruning. It blooms from early spring until the snow flies and is winter-hardy to the tips.
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 75.  
 
Jackson & Perkins's own Rose of the Year, which is featured in a striking color photograph on the firm's 1960 catalogue cover, is Hawaii, a brilliant coral-orange hybrid tea, said to have a pronounced raspberry scent.
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 12.  
 
[The author found this rose in Wayside's 1958 catalogue] I like Hill Top, which cannot be found in all rose catalogues -- loosely rolled buff petals shading to pink -- and which has done well for me in a cold climate...
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 35.  
 
June Bride the first white grandiflora
(Feb 1997)  Page(s) 75.  
 
One of Conard-Pyle's new roses for 1960 and described as having fragrant "rich apricot and orange blooms"
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