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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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ation HELENIUM (The Greek name for the elecampane, possibly from Helenus, son of Priam)Composites 63. Helenium Hoopesi (H. autumndle, var. Hoopesi) English Names: Sneezeweed, Sneezewort, Swamp or False sunflower, Ox eye, Yellow star. WESTERN NORTH AMERICA MID-MAY TO MID-JUNE IARGE daisylike flowers, about three inches across, with very slightly-J drooping orange rays and yellow centre, borne in heads of severallong-stalked flowers on stout, somewhat coarse, leafy stems one to threefeet high, branching atthe top. Leaves small,narrow, and toothed. Perhaps the most val-uable species of Heleniumfor general planting. Ex-cellent for the herbaceousborder and for cutting. A perfectly hardyperennial of easiest cul-ture in any soil, but doesbest in rich, moist soil,in a sunny situation.The roots are sometimesattacked by a whiteaphis, and if the plantsappear unhealthy theyshould be lifted, the rootswashed with an insecti-cide, and reset in a newplace. Propagate by seed,cuttings, or by division.
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207 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 HeJt>itevt. Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (Habit & Height) Uses Culture Propagation HELIANTHUS (From the Greek helios, the sun, and antkos, a flower)Composite 25. Helianthus mollis English Name: Hairy sunflower. OHIO TO GEORGIA, WEST TO IOWA AND TEXAS MID-JULY TO MID-SEPTEMBER IARGE, golden, daisylike flowers, about three inches across, borne-J usually singly on sturdy, very leafy stems two to five feet high.Leaves pointed-oval, from three to five inches long, downy grayish green.A very trim and decora-tive plant, the best of theperennial Sunflowers forthe herbaceous border;should be planted at theback and with a southernexposure, so that theflowers will face forward.Also excellent for plant-ing among shrubbery orin waste places, and goodfor cutting. A perfectly hardyperennial of easiest cul-ture in any soi
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