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Identifier: gardenbluebook00holl
Title: The garden bluebook;
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Holland, Leicester Bodine, 1882- [from old catalog]
Subjects: Perennials. [from old catalog]
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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ossibly from Helenus, son of Priam)Composites 16. Helenium autumnale, var. superbum {H. grandiflorum, var. superbum) English Names: Sneezeweed, Sneezewort, Swamp or False sunflower, Ox eye, Yellow star. NORTH AMERICA AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER NUMEROUS daisylike flowers an inch and a half across, withdrooping lemon-yellow rays and hemispherical yellow centre, bornein large heads on sturdy, roughish, leafy stems, branching at the top, fromfour to six feet high.Leaves small, smooth,pointed, and toothed,almost hidden by theflowers. Very effective inthe herbaceous border orfor planting among shrub-bery, giving a solid massof brilliant color. Goodalso for cutting. A perfectly hardyperennial of easiest cul-ture in any soil. Thrivesbest in moist, rich soilwith full exposure to thesun. The roots are some-times attacked by a whiteaphis, and if the plantsappear unhealthy theyshould be lifted, the rootswashed with an insecti-cide, and reset in a newplace. Propagate by seed, bycuttings, or by division.

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205 NAME YEAR 19 19 19 19 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ETP General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (HeJ>it& Height) Uses Culture Propag ation HELENIUM (The Greek name for the elecampane, possibly from Helenus, son of Priam)Composites 63. Helenium Hoopesi (H. autumndle, var. Hoopesi) English Names: Sneezeweed, Sneezewort, Swamp or False sunflower, Ox eye, Yellow star. WESTERN NORTH AMERICA MID-MAY TO MID-JUNE IARGE daisylike flowers, about three inches across, with very slightly-J drooping orange rays and yellow centre, borne in heads of severallong-stalked flowers on stout, somewhat coarse, leafy stems one to threefeet high, branching atthe top. Leaves small,narrow, and toothed. Perhaps the most val-uable species of Heleniumfor general planting. Ex-cellent for the herbaceousborder and for cutting. A perfectly hardyperennial of easiest cul-ture in any soil, but doesbes

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