Page's Prodromus p. 25 (1817)
William Bridgewater Page,
Southampton,
[From the Hammersmith Nursery]

The initial of the color of each Species of Rose is placed at the head of the line; viz.
w. white, f. flesh, pk. pink or rose color, y. yellow, o. orange, st. striped, p. purple, r. red, b. brown, l. light, d. dark.

f.* indica China July P.L. 6 China
p.* — caerulea —— Bluish 2
r.* — resplendens — Resplendent
f.* — salicifolia — Willow-leaved
             
pk. menstrualis Monthly Red Aug 3. S. Eu.
f. 2. —— —— Blush
w. 3. —— —— White
pk. 4. —— —— 4 Seasons English
pk. 5. —— — —4 Seasons French
             

P.L. — Peat and loam mixture, most peat, as 2 to 1.
* — tender plants

p. 28.

Double Roses
77 Italian? 115 Portland 132 Rosa Paestana

 

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