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Identifier: seedannual19181918dmfe
Title: Seed annual 1918
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: D.M. Ferry & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Seed industry and trade Michigan Detroit Flowers Seeds Vegetables Seeds Nursery stock Gardening Equipment and supplies
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : D.M. Ferry & Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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feet apart, after all.danger of frost is overThe best blooms are sometimes obtained if planting is deferred until about June 1. The soil should be deeply dug and well dramedbut only moderately enriched with thoroughly rotted barnyard manure. A stiff clay should be avoided. A sunny situation isdesirable as well as plenty of space and air. Place the roots horizontally, covering two to three inches deep Give thoroughcultivation and during drv weather water weU once a Aveek. Larger blossoms are usually obtained if most of the side shootsare removed. Dahlias usually do not require much fertilizer and fresh barnyard manure especially should not be used Theplants should be supported bytying to stakes. The roots should be placed during winter in a cool cellar but not allowed to freeze.Countess of Lonsdale (Cactus) Apricot shaded salmon-red. Robert Bloomfield (Shotv) Pure white, large and free flower-An early, very attractive cactus variety. Each 25c; doz. $2.50 mg. Each 25c; doz. $2.50 Dahlia

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Delice (Decorative) One of the very best bright rose-pink decorative dahlias; long stems for cutting. Each 25c; doz.$2.50General BuUer (Cactus) Rich deep crimson tipped with white. Very attractive. Each 20c; doz. $2.00Genista (Cactus) Deep amber shaded gold. Each 20c; doz. $2.00J. H. Jackson (Cactiis) Very large, rich velvety maroon. Each 25c; doz. $2.50Jack Rose (Decorative) Largebrilliant crimson. One of the best decorative dahlias for garden or cutting. Each 25c; doz. $2.50Merlin (Shov:) Bright orange scarlet. Early flowering. Each 25c; doz. $2.50President Viger (Colarette) Richest garnet with smaller collar of white. Exceptionally attractive. Each 25c; doz. $2.50Queen Victoria (Show) Clear canary yellow. An early and profuse bloomer. Each 20c; doz. $2.00Queen Wilhelmina (Paeony FJoivered) The best large pure white. Each 25c; doz. $2.50 Souv. de Gustave Douzon {Decorative) Beautiful orangescarlet. One of the best. Each 25c; doz. $2.50 Sylvia (Decorative) Deep pink shading to flesh

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