Steeped in the rich history of American hybrid roses, Vintage Gardens Bed & Breakfast is a unique property of historical significance.   It is noteworthy for its association with the growth and development of the Jackson & Perkins Company, one of the largest and best-known horticultural firms in the United States.  In addition to roses, the Jackson & Perkins Company also became major distributors of lilacs, clematis, azaleas, berries, rhododendrons and many other varieties of flowering plants. In the first decades of the twentieth century, Jackson & Perkins achieved worldwide fame, particularly for its roses.