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  • Rosarians routinely boast about the number of plants in their garden that began as budwood instead of nursery stock. Budwood is a four- to six-inch cutting from the cane, or stem, of a rose plant.
    --Aurelia C. Scott, 2007, Otherwise Normal People: Inside the Thorny World of Competitive Rose Gardening, p. 52

    September 7, 2008