Title: Lawns and gardens. How to plant and beautify the home lot, the pleasure ground and garden
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Jönsson-Rose, Nils
Subjects: Gardening Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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nt*.—An annual twin-ing vine, with trifoliately pinnate leaves, and axillaryracemes of bright scarlet flowers in summer. Sown in springfor covering fences or bowers. THE ROSE FAMILY. Prairie Rose, Rosa setigera.—This is the only perfectlyhardy climbing rose. It deserves general cultivation forthe great beauty and profusion of its mostly double flowers.There are several varieties of which Baltimore Belle, withflowers of a blush-color, and Queen of the Prairie, withbiight rosy-red flowers, are the best and the most commonlygrown. The tall climbing branches are covered with straightprickles and handsome pinnate foliage. Fine for trellises onavails or verandas, in rockeries, or on bare hillsides. Plantedamong coniferous trees, such as Norway spruce, they willgrow to a great height. The delicate foliage in spring andthe bright flowers later on contrast beautifully with thedark green of the evergreens. For this purpose they mustbe allowed a sufficient root-space, and a southern exposure
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253 Creepers anc> Dines. is the best. A rich soil is essential to rapid growth, and itis best to prepare special beds or trenches, filled with goodloam and plenty of manure, in gardens where the soil ispoor. THE GOURD FAMILY. Wild Cucumber Vine, Echinocystus lobata.—A gracefulannual, wild in thickets and damp woods, in sunny positions.
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