The British Flower Garden, (series the Second): Containing Coloured Figures & Descriptions of the Most Ornamental and Curious Hardy Flowering Plants; Or Those that are Somewhat Tender ...

J. Ridgway, 1835

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Seite 22 - inferior, of three cells, crowned by a fleshy, glandular, depressed disk. Style stout, cylindrical, longer than the stamens, glabrous. Stigma large, capitate, of three broad, thick, connivent, blunt, papillose lobes. This remarkable plant is frequent on the rocky shores and mountainous parts of Candia, and also on mount Baldo in Italy.
Seite 50 - as the gardener had inadvertently stated. The papaveracea appears to be really the normal form of the species, as the late Mr. George Anderson suggested. The tree Paeonies are propagated by layers, which should be twisted a little, and the soil best adapted for them is a mixture of vegetable earth and fresh meadow loam. For an account of the other varieties of the tree
Seite 26 - oblong, compressed, inserted in an alternate order, along the margin of the placentae, which are 5 in number, very narrow, almost filiform, formed by the thickening of the inner edge of the Septa. This is a very old inhabitant of our gardens, having been cultivated by Gerard, in
Seite 17 - whence it was introduced last year from seeds collected in that country by Mr. Hugh Cuming. The plant appears to delight in a sandy soil,
Seite 84 - and gracilis, that one of the lobes of the anthers is occasionally abortive. The plant thrives best in a mixture of peat and sand, and roots freely at every joint, if the branches are allowed to lie on the surface of the earth. For the meaning of the generic name, see fol. 172.
Seite 31 - VOL .III. I loamy soil, is increased by cuttings, and requires the same treatment as the common Noisette Rose. It is an extremely free flowerer, often bearing from 40 to 50 blossoms in a cluster, and on account of most of the young shoots running to flower, cuttings are obtained with difficulty. The generic name is already explained
Seite 56 - years ago, from seeds communicated by Dr. Wallich. The flowers are of a milk white, shaded with lilac, and surpass in size all others of the genus, with the exception of one discovered in Java, by Dr. Horsfield, the dimensions of whose corolla are still greater. It was originally taken up by me from specimens sent by Dr.

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