The rose amateur's guide, Part 1
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1840 - Roses - 185 pages
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Page 160 - Mrticipates (p. 87) that the day will come when all our roses, even moss-roses, will have evergreen foliage, brilliant and fragrant flowers, and the habit of blooming from June till November.