A Bed of Chinese Pinks at Santa Rosa
Here large numbers of the Chinese pinks have been allowed to run riot, that each plant might prove its capacities in competition with its fellows. Any morning now Mr. Burbank will go through this bed, and single out for marking, the half dozen or so plants that most fully meet his approval.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 10 Chapter 4