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Identifier: gardenbluebook00holl
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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e Greek name for the mallow) Mahiacea 4. Hibiscus var. Meehans Mallow MarvelsEnglish Names: Swamp rose, Rose mallow, Marsh mallow, Sea hollyhock. HORTICULTURAL VARIETY, TYPE FROM EASTERN U. S. A. AUGUST TO EARLY OCTOBER IARGE, open flowers, like single Hollyhocks, four to eight inches across, in-> all shades from white through shell-pink to very dark crimson; orwhite,or pink with crimson eye, etc.; borne close to the stem on vigorous, graceful,leafy stalks from four tosix feet tall. Leaves largeand roundish, grayishgreen,handsome, and per-sistent. Meehans Mal-low Marvels are hybridsderived from H. moscheu-tos. Very striking andeffective for planting ingroups in the back of theherbaceous border,against shrubbery, or fornaturalizing by the waterside. A perfectly hardyperennial of easiest cul-ture in any good soil, insun or partial shade.Does best in a moist,sandy loam. A lightmulch in winter is desir-able. Propagate by seed ordivision. Seed does notalways come true in colorto parent.

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225 Name YEAR 49 49 49 49 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET9 General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season H&bital Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (HeJ>it & Height) Uses Culture Propagation HYPERICUM (From hypereikon, the Greek name for the flower, derived from hypo, under, and ereike heather) Hypericacea 107. Hypericum MoserianumEnglish Names: St. Johns wort, Gold flower. S. E. EUROPE LATE JUNE THROUGH AUGUST y- WIDE open, single, wild rose-shaped flowers about two inches across?golden yellow with many conspicuous bright orange stamens, borneone to three on a stalk on a low-growing erect shrub, one and one half totwo feet high, with droop-ing branches. Leavesoval, about one and onehalf inches long, darkgreen, leathery, and per-sistent. The flowersbloom a few at a timethroughout the season,never producing a massof color; therefore itshould always be plantedin clumps, never singly.Excellent for the herba-ceous

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