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Image from page 417 of “Garden and forest; a journal of horticulture, landscape art and forestry” (1888)

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Identifier: gardenforestjour41891sarg
Title: Garden and forest; a journal of horticulture, landscape art and forestry
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927
Subjects: Botany Gardening Forests and forestry
Publisher: New York : The Garden and forest publishing co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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ether, and the gray foliage and white flowers ofthe Olearia are a capital foil to the bright orange of theLilies. Another bed is formed of small bush Rhododen-drons and Lilium Canadense ; another of American Azaleasand L. superbum, while L. auraium is grown in large quan-tities among various kinds of shrubs. The effect of theselarge masses of Lily-flowers could not be easily surpassed,and their perfume makes the whole garden pleasant. L.candidum, which is usually a failure at Kew, has done wellhere this year. L. longiflorum is also very fine ; in fact,the Lilies generally are better than they have ever been.This is probably due to the moisture and coolness of thepresent summer. Carnations are now more popular than ever before.The number of named kinds in English gardens is legion,and it is somewhat remarkable that fanciers of these plantscan find marks of distinction in every one of them. Theyare not every mans plant, or rather it would be more cor- 402 Garden and Forest. [Number 183.

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Fig. 65.—Northern Pitch Pine {Pinus rigida).—See page 397. August 26, 1891.J Garden and Forest. 403 rect to say the different varieties cannot be cultivated inthe same garden—those kinds which thrive in one placefailing in another. A remarkable fact in relation to seed-ling Carnations is their dying out after a few years culti-vation, or, if they do not die out, they revert to some infe-rior form. Of course, many are stable enough in character.The raisers of new seedling Carnations send their most prom-ising kinds to be cultivated in the trial grounds at Chiswick,side by side with those of established reputation. Theseare examined annually by a committee of experts, whoaward marks or certificates to the best. The list of cer-tificated new kinds is published in the Journal of the RoyalHorticultural Society, and in this way growers are madeacquainted with the best new seedlings as tried at Chis-wick. The examination of Carnations, Annuals, Peas,Beans and several other classes was

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