The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures & Descriptions of the Most Ornamental & Curious Hardy Herbaceous Plants ...

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Seite 155 - ... the size of the others, elliptic, slightly twisted or incurved near the point, the others oblong with the margins also incurved or involute near the points; three lower ones marked with a white spot which is lanceolate in the lower one and ovate in the others running down in a narrow line to the base of the lacinia', on each side of which it is bright purple.
Seite 120 - Digitalis Nutt. Found by Mr. Nuttall in the Arkansas territory of North America. The plant from which our drawing was taken was received last autumn from New York, by Mr. Anderson, of the Apothecaries' Garden at Chelsea, to whom it was sent by Mr. Hogg. A careful description and illustration certainly of the plant now considered, the description being apparently more accurate than Nuttall's own, or that of Sims, in mentioning the pubescence of the anthers.
Seite 181 - ... p. 377.) New Holland Plants. " So many beautiful plants from New Holland have been lately introduced, the whole of which are the most desirable plants for a greenhouse or conservatory, and many of them may be grown in the open air, so as to be protected with a covering in winter, that Mr. Sweet has it in contemplation to publish a periodical work, entirely on New Holland plants, with figures and descriptions, and the best method of cultivating each particular species; so that ladies or gentlemen...
Seite 155 - ... hybridizers. G. Colvillei is generally regarded as a hybrid between G. cardinalis and G. tristis var. concolor. Dean Herbert thought it was a hybrid between G. cardinalis and G. blandus. The variety originated with Mr. Colville at Chelsea in 1823. Sweet (1826-27) states that it was raised by Colville from seeds of G. concolor that had been fertilized by the pollen of G. cardinalis. He publishes a color plate of the flowers and gives the following description of the plant: Stem slightly flexuose...
Seite 123 - Flores racemosi, sœpiùs cœrulei, aut albi rosei et variantes purpurei, in unicâ specie flavi. Bracteœ 3, ad singulum pedicellum, 1 sub basi (bractea), 2 secas pedicellum (bracteolœ) sctpiàs opposite, nunc ad basin ut in D.
Seite 115 - America, some of which flowered very strong this spring ; they were planted in small pots of sandy peat, but we believe they would grow much more freely if planted out in a border of peat earth, in a situation where they would not be likely to rot by too much moisture in winter.
Seite 97 - Flora indica, or descriptions of indian plants, by the late W. Roxburgh, edited by W. Carey; to which are added descriptions of plants more recently discovered by Nathaniel Wallich. Sernmpore , mission press , 182o, gr.
Seite 155 - ... blandus. The variety originated with Mr. Colville at Chelsea in 1823. Sweet (1826-27) states that it was raised by Colville from seeds of G. concolor that had been fertilized by the pollen of G. cardinalis. He publishes a color plate of the flowers and gives the following description of the plant: Stem slightly flexuose (in our specimen about 18 inches in height), leafy, slightly angular, glaucous. Flowers secund or all facing one side. Perianthium tubular, ringent with a six-parted spreading...
Seite 165 - Tulips, or other bulbs ; they should be put in the ground early in Spring ; the latter end of March, or beginning of April, is the best time...
Seite 175 - ... feet, according to the soil and situation in which it is grown ; it may be increased by dividing the root, or by seeds ; or cuttings planted in a shady situation will strike root readily.

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