The Garden; An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches Volume 38

The Garden; An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches Volume 38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...it is a sport from Lady Mary Fitzwilliam, the flowers resembling those of the type, but they are larger, the petals more robust, and the form more cupped. It is a distinctly handsome Hybrid Tea, and bears presentable blooms in the autumn. Mme. Lainbard was in full beauty, each plant bearing a number of flowers which make a welcome show of colour. They vary much, of course, but not to the same extent as in the summer, the colour at this season being far richer and more even. Mme. Etionne Levet is a fine dark-coloured Rose, very free in the autumn, and we may say the same of Mario d'Orleans, a beautiful Tea Rose not much grown, but possessing considerable merit. The foliage is very dark, the flowers rosy salmon in colour, and with the petals distinctly pointed. It is very free at this season. Other Tea varieties blooming well were Comtesse de Caserta, a coppery red flower, only semi-double, however, but very free; Grace Darling, a Hybrid Tea that has now well established itself; it is one of the late Mr. Bennett's acquisitions, blooms early, and gives a bountiful supply of its full white and rose shaded flowers until the end of autumn. Also in flower were The Bride, the old Bouibon Souvenir de la Malmaison, Mme. Berard, Mme. Charles, a delightful apricot-coloured flower, very free and sweet; Anna Olivier, Perle des Jardins, a beautifu' canary-coloured flower, deeper in the centre; Mme. Perny, a very lovely Rose in the bud, saffron-yellow in colour, changing to a paler tint on expansion; Edith Gilford, Mme. de Watteville, Belle Lyonnaise, one of the finest of the Tea varieties; Viscountess Folkestone, a beautiful Rose for making a bold group; the flowers are large, loose, yet not flimsy, and delicately shaded with salmon-pink on a paler...show more

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  • Paperback | 1136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 56mm | 1,982g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123687949X
  • 9781236879493