Children's Gardens

Children's Gardens

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...(yellow corndaisy). Chrysanthemum tricolor.--White, yellow, and bronze. Clarkia elegans.--Mauve, purple, or pink. Convolvulus tricolor (or minor).--Blue. Coreopsis aristosa.--Orange yellow. Cosmos bipinatus.--Reddish purple, tall. Dianthus chinensis (I ndian pinks)., (marguerite carnations). Digitalis purpurea (foxglove).--Pink, also white, tall. Eschscholtzia californica.--Orange or yellow. Godetia.--Many varieties. Lady Albemarle, bright pink; The Bride, white. Helianthus annuus (sunflowers).--Yellow, tall, 3 to 6 feet. Helichrysum (everlastings).--Red, pink, bronze, yellow, white. Iberis umbellata (candytuft).--Purple, mauve, crimson. Lathyrus odoratus (sweet-pea).--White, pink, red, purple, mauve; tall, requiring sticks for support. Linum grandiflorum (flax).--Scarlet. Matthiola annua (stocks).--German tenweek and other varieties, white, pink, red, mauve, all sweet scented. Nemesia sttumosa.--All shades of yellow and orange, and blue also. Nemophila insignis.--Blue, 6 to 8 inches. Nigella damascena (love-in-a-mist).--Pale blue with feathery leaves. Phlox Drummondi.--All shades of red, purple, and white. Portulaca.--Single and double, red, yellow, orange, low growing, requires rich soil and sun. Reseda odorata (mignonette). Rhodanthe (small everlastings).--Pink. Salpiglossis sinuata.--Every shade of red and purple, 2 feet. Tagetes (both African and French marigolds), orange and yellow. TropcBolum (both the nasturtiums, tall and dwarf), orange, bronze, or yellow; and canarycreeper, yellow. Zinnia.--Every shade of crimson, orange, and yellow. It is difficult to class every kind of flower in lists, so there are a few to tell you about separately. One is the Marvel of Peru, a very old-fashioned flower, as Parkinson, who wrote about the paradise, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566416
  • 9781236566416