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Image from page 128 of “Book of garden plans” (1916)

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Identifier: cu31924003404344
Title: Book of garden plans
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Hamblin, Stephen F. (Stephen Francis), 1884-
Subjects: Gardens Landscape gardening
Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Page & company
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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J. VerbenaK. Evening StockL. Pink PetuniaM. African Marigold . .N. Heliotrope ….O. Sweet Alyssum .P. Annual Pinks .Q. Mignonette ….R. Pot Marigold . . S. Candytuft …. a. Dwarf Zinnia . b. California Poppy c. Snapdragon …. d. Annual Blanket Flower e. Love-in-a-Mist . f. Blue Love-in-a-Mist Thymus Serpyllum Santolina ChamcBcyparissus Ruta graveolens Hyssopus officinalis Rosmarinus officinalis Hosta ceerulea Hosta lancifolia Chrysanthemum maximum Shasta Daisy Gaillardia aristata Viola cornuta Campanula carpatica Viola tricolorTagetes patulaChieranthus Chieri Nicotiana Sanderee Mirabilis Jalapa, Red Mirabilis Jalapa, White Matthiola incana Nicotiana affinis Centaurea moschata Verbena hybrida Matthiola bicornis Petunia hybrida Rosy Morn Tagetes erecta Heliotropium peruvianum Alyssum maritimum Dianthus chinensis Reseda odorata Calendula officinalis Iberis amara Zinnia elegans Esckscholtzia californica Antirrhinum majus Gaillardia picta Nigella damascena Nigella damascena Miss Jekyll

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SPECIAL COLOR BORDERS (see plan no. 2o) 3^N UNUSUAL treatment of a border of perennials would be offeredZ.^ us if all herbs in the bed were to be of one color, say white, red,JL jL yellow, or blue. Give these a background of refined floweringshrubs of a contrasting color, red for the white border, yellow for theblue, white for the red or blue, and blue and purple for the yellow border.Behind the whole planting put a background of evergreen trees, suchas Hemlocks or White Pines, and the color picture is complete. Though big masses of clear color are the main consideration and thefiner garden eflFects are not sought, yet height, season of bloom, habit ofgrowth, and leaf texture are also studied. Eight months of bloom areto be provided for, and only permanent, hardy, and not too weedy herbsand shrubs are suggested. No annuals are used, for there will be onlyoccasional weeding and resetting in this planting, as the plants are chosenbecause they are as near to being self-supporting, as wel

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