Florist--relation to Hart family?
FLORIST NAMES PATENTED ROSE AFTER FAlLY Fairport Man Calls New Flower Mary After Wife, Daughter FATRPORT W--The Mary Hart --that's what George B. Hart calls his new, patented rose. Hart, veteran veteran rose grower, has named the newcomer for his wife and daughter, daughter, both Marys. It has a distinctive red coloring bordering on a deep orange and devoid of the usual bluish tints The patent for it is the first of its issued to a Hew York state man and the eighth issued in the United States under a law permitting patenting of new horticultural varieties reproduced toy budding grafting. A Talisman "went on a rampage" and produced the Mary Hart, the veteian says Lock and-key guarded guarded the new flower until his patent claim had been allowed. " ' When Hart gives away the flower flower bud as a sample he carefully tams the leafy part of the stem, hoarding each previous eye for plant it will produce. ' ! Starting with 10 or 12 plants j budded from the original, Hartj now has 4,000 plants and expects' by 1933 to iia.'e 750,000. He explained that in the case of ~*a new rose, a year'or more usually* elapses before the grower can be satisfied that it has a sufficient "number of petals, good coloi", can) produce vigorously, and will make good cut flower. It takes a rose to make -a satisfactory cut flower, he says, for a TOSS with little vitality will wilt quickly.