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Flowers At Eight Times Their Weight In Gold

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Parent Issue
Day
24
Month
June
Year
1881
Copyright
Public Domain
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The ciit-llcnuT business, unother phaM of hortlcutture, is perhnps greater in the UnHed States tlian in any other part of the workl. Certainly the use of cut-flowerg in New York, for lxuiuets, baskets and otlier designs, is tur greaterthsn in either London ui l'un's, and tlie taste shown n t tui r arrangement here is vastly $iierior. It is esthnated tlmt three mlfnom of dollars lald fbr out-flnwers in New York in 1880, oue-tiiirdoi whlcji for rpw buds. filass ftractures re erected in tin sabnrbs for the special purpose of jrrowing cut-Ilo' !PP'y tlic bouquet makers ot tlie city. Not lesn tliuii twenty tCTM "1 dTotad to iiic iin torclug rowi alone, darinj tlie winter inontlis. At ome kuchu t tic prices paid for tbese toneel roe buds are perfectly astouuding. One grower, of Hadison, Kew . took uto Xew York three hundred buds of the crimson rose, known as "(ien eial Jtoqueraiaot," for which he reeeived, :it wholessle, tliree hnndreil dollars, and Which, no doubt it n dollar and lifty epnts ii two dollars eacb. A Uowei dealer in Foartuenth tore CltriaUnas, reocired the onlyfimrof this sume variety of rose tli.it were offered in the city. and found a customer for them at si.xty dollars, or fifteen dollars apieee. 01 iffet tin; valiie of thcir weight in gold.

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Ann Arbor Courier
Old News