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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t. Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (Hobit & Height) Uses Culture Propagation BAPTISIA (From the Greek bapto, to dye, referring to the coloring matter in some species) Leguminbsa 42. Baptisia australis (B. ccerulea; B. exaltdta)English Names: False indigo, Blue wild indigo, Blue rattle bush. PENNA. SOUTH TO GA. AND N. C. JUNE J IARGE pea-shaped blue flowers, nearly an inch in length, in long ter–/ minal spikes, rising from a bushy plant to a height of three to fivefeet. Foliage sea-green, roundish-oval leaves in groups of three. Lastsin good condition throughAugust, after which thefoliage blackens. This isundoubtedly the bestspecies of Baptisia incultivation on accountof its good habit andshowy, well-coloredflowers. An excellentplant for the herbaceousborder, though it shouldalways be so placed thatits unsightliness in latesummer will not be notice-able. A hardy perennial ofeasy culture in any ordi-nary soil. Prefers freeexposure to sun. Propagate by seed orby division.
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93 NAME YEAR 19 19 19 19 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET? General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habited. Flower (Color & Height) Plant & Foliage (Habit #Height) Uses Culture Propagation BELLIS (From the low Latin bellus, pretty)Composite 166. Bellis perennis English Names: English or garden daisy, Dicky daisy, Dog daisy, Childingdaisy, Bairnwort, Bone flower, Bruise wort, Consound, Gowan, Marguerite. W. EUROPE APRIL TO EARLY JUNE SOLITARY double daisy flowers, one inch or more across, with whiterays tipped with pink or red, frequently so numerous as to concealthe yellow centre; on stiff erect stems three to six inches high. Leavesin a cluster at the baseof the flower stalk, some-what rough, spatulate,bright green, and persist-ent. A favorite plantfor edging the herbaceousborder, often used as abedding plant and re-moved after blooming, asit is then apt to lookrather unkempt. A hardy perennial ofeasy culture, thriv
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