Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 37, No. 5

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 37, No. 5

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...extensively grown by the commercial men; for cutting during the winter. Sweet Seabiosa, or Morning Bride, of late years, have been very much improved in size and in the colour of their blooms. The stems are ideal entitling these plants to rank among the first on our list as out flowers. They are produced in all colours, and grow to about three feet in height. The hardines and very free blooming qualities of the Candytuft, even when sown in the open border, claim for it a first place among annuals. The flowers are produced in several colours, the plants being nine 'ibnchies to a foot high, good to cut, and suitable for the front row in the or er. Celosia plumorus, Plumed Cockscomb, has been much improved lately and those wishing colour can obtain it in these beautiful plants. They are choice objects when planted in a small round bed in' mixed colours or used as a line in a ribbon border. They are grand to cut for autumn colouring effects when used with the coloured leaves of other plants. They can also be used as dried flowers an.d can be had in almost any shade of colour. The plants are one to two feet high. Rudbeckia Tricolour Superba is an annual that has taken a prominent place of late as a cut flower. Its growth is very simple and the plants are worthy of a place in any garden. The annual Gaillardias are among the most charming flowers to cut and for the border on account of the long duration of their blooming, which lasts from early summer until they are out down by hard frost. Theyt stand wind and rain better than any other flower we are acquainted with. Their quick growth an.d hardy nature commend them to all lovers of flowers. There is no annual flower more popular than _N'asturtiums. They are a magnificent class which...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806271
  • 9781236806277