Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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, with white center; The Orleans, geranium red,with white center; Phyllis, a beautiful cerise pink;Snowball, pure white, in extra large clusters; Perledes Rouges, very deep red, one of the most attractive. ROSES FOR PILLARS American Pillar, enorm-ous single pink flowers,with clear white eye andgolden stamens, brilliantred berries; Clothilde Sou-pert, creamy white, everblooming, very free flower-ing, moderate grower;Mosella, golden to light yel-low, ever blooming; BirdieBlye, bright Rose, semi-double, very fragrant, everblooming, but needs protec-tion; Gainsborough, large,light salmon pink flowers,very fragrant. CLIMBING ROSES It is to this class of Rosesonly that America can claimto have added any consider-able share of valuable varie-ties. The Climbing Roseshad a long struggle forrecognition, but with the in-troduction of Crimson Ram-bler, only nine years ago,they began to win favor,and have gained groundsteadily ever since. One ofthe secrets of their greatpopularity is the amount of
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The Crimson Rambler is the most familiar climbing Rose hardship, in the way of both climate and neglect, they willwithstand. Another is their very rapid growth—some ofthem making as much as 20 feet in a single season. The uses to which the Climbing Roses may be put aremany, and much more ingenuity than is generally seen dis-played, could be put into operation in devising ways of em-ploying them. First of all, of course, comes the decoration ofporches or the side walls of the house. It is a common prac-tice to simply fasten the canes directly against the shingling,or clap-boarding, by means of thongs of leather or burlappassed over them and tacked down at either end. Whilethis is perhaps, temporarily, the easiest way, the plants maybe cared for more thoroughly and easily, and will look ahundred per cent, better, if the slight trouble of puttingup a suitable support is taken. This can be in the form ofa trellis—fan-shaped being preferable—or simply a neat,stout pole or two, to whi
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