Title: Lawns and gardens. How to plant and beautify the home lot, the pleasure ground and garden
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Jönsson-Rose, Nils
Subjects: Gardening Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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flowers in July, and finely cut, pin-nate leaves. C. Virginiana is a common American plant inmoist woods and thickets and on river-banks among treesand shrubs. Leaves ternate with cut or lobed segments.Flowers small white, in ample panicles on the summersgrowth. All have numerous feathery clusters of fruit laterin the season. Purple Clematis, Clematis viticella.—A fine cliinlierwith ternate or entire leaves, ovate-cordate in outline; andlarge blue or purple flowers, with four obovate sepals, pro-duced singly on lateral shoots in summer. C. Jachnianni Creepers ane> Vines. -53 is an excellent garden-form belonging to this type. Flow-era large, violet-purple, with four almost orbicular, acutesepals. Leaves ternate with long petioles. A continuoussummer bloomer, very free-flowering. There is also a whitevariety. Large-flowered Clematis, Clematis coeiiilea.—This isthe finest of all the forms, with flowers six inches or morein diameter, consisting of more than six sepals of a blue or
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FIG. 116.— LARGE-FLOWERED CLEMATIS CLEMATIS CCERULEA PATENS. purplish color, pure white in the beautiful variety knownas patt ns. Leaves pinnate with three simple cordate leaf-lets. This is a slender climber, flowering in spring, withmany varieties. C. florida is a more tender species valuableas a greenhouse plant. Clematis of the Jachnanni and ccervlea types may beused with advantage as bedding plants, the branches beingtied down to cover the ground. They are among the best 254 Creepers ano Dines. for verandas and on trellises against a wall with a southernexposure. The small-flowering forms may be used in shrub-beries where they must be allowed to grow freely. Theygrow best in a rich and moist ground in sunn)7 positions. THE BARBERRY FAMILY. Akebia, AJcebia quinata.—A slender vine or twiningshrub, with pretty, palmately divided leaves consisting offive oblong leaflets. The flowers are brownish, inconspicu-ous, but sweet-scented, and the fruit which bursts open onripening is brig
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Tagged: , bookid:lawnsgardenshowt00jn , bookyear:1897 , bookdecade:1890 , bookcentury:1800 , bookauthor:J__nsson_Rose__Nils , booksubject:Gardening , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___G__P__Putnam , bookcontributor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign , booksponsor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign , bookleafnumber:272 , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection