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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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ARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET? General Observations N2 LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat. Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (HoJ>it& Height) Uses Culture Propagation ASTER (From the Greek aster, star)Composite 21. Aster novae-angliae, var. roseus English Names: New England aster, Michaelmas daisy, Starwort, Frost-flower, Good-bye-summer. NEW ENGLAND SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER STAR-SHAPED flowers an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, ofclear rose color with yellow centre, covering much-branching shrubbyplants three to five feet high. Foliage coarse and rather inconspicuous,especially at the bottomof the plant, which shouldbe concealed by one of thelower-growing varieties.Striking in the herbaceousborder or among shrub-bery. A perfectly hardy per-ennial of easiest culturein any ordinary soil, eventhough poor and dry.Responds readily, how-ever, to good soil andmoisture. Will not en-dure much shade. Var. Mrs. J. F. Ray-nor, taller than the type,with vivid crimson flow-ers.

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83 NAME YEAR 19 19 49 19 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET? General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat. Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (HoJ>it& Height) Uses Culture Propagation ASTER (From the Greek aster t star)Composites 22. Aster novi-belgii, var. F. W. Burbidge English Names: New York aster, Starwort. N. AMERICA SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER STAR-SHAPED flowers an inch in diameter, of light pinkish lavenderwith yellow or brownish centres, covering much-branching shrubbyplants three to four feet high. Foliage rather inconspicuous but betterthan that of the NewEngland varieties; liableto mildew in cool dampweather, but without in-jury to the plant. Excel-lent for the herbaceousborder, especially in frontof the taller-growingvarieties; or for plantingamong shrubbery. A perfectly hardyperennial of easiest cul-ture in any ordinary soil,responds readily,however,to good soil and moisture.Prefers full sun. Propa-ga

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