Business: The Rosiest Business

For thousands of U.S. gardeners, the best reading of the winter comes when the postman delivers the spring catalogue of Jackson & Perkins Co., the world's biggest rose growers. This spring the J. & P. catalogue displayed more than 120 different varieties of roses in all floral colors except blue, breathlessly described them in the rosiest of prose. Among the new roses to dream over were Aida ("displays the same majestic grandeur and dark beauty as its namesake"), Golden Fleece ("performs with all the grace and beauty of a flirting ballerina") and Spartan...

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