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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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groups do not seem very well knit together. Suppose,therefore, we put a spot of something in front of Shrub A and anotherspot toward the front of Peony B. White or pink these should be, andfrom two to three feet high. The chart shows us half a dozen or morethings that we might use, and of these we will choose for the left-hand spota clump of Japanese Iris (No. 51) which will give a strong vertical accent, INTRODUCTORY 13 and for the other one, white peach-leaf Campanula (No. 94), the slenderstems of which will not conceal the Platycodon behind, and with which itsdainty white bells will accord very well. The Iris might be white also,for there are Japanese Irises, as the chart shows, which are practicallywhite, but for a combination with the pink behind it and the two whiteson either side of it, one of the deep wine-colored forms would probably bemore effective; so we will decide on such a one. Our composition nowconsists of shades of rose and red to the left, changing through deep pur-

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July- Plan and Elevation. fS fan y? /tofr, fyw//? r Wa ¥m. £t&. jj/m v/R Mi. r S/6 V. A fat faff/. frt m zm Pt >/4/)k f^/ & 57% KW5- >/3 fy? %m. ?h?l i/W p- y.G», mm y^» {/fd. i ^w6/e i%3o ~(70UC ye/a 7MB z >. A &L ple-claret to blue and white in the middle, and this again is toned to theright hand by buff and a touch of coral. June shows in bloom the Digitalis, Heuchera, and Phlox subulataon the left, throughout the month; the peach-leaf Campanula in thecentre for all but the first week, and the Delphiniums, Iris, and Cam-panula carpatica for the latter half. This would leave the centre andleft-hand side of our section of border quite bare of bloom in the first half of 14 THE garden BLUEBOOK the month were it not for the Peonies, which, commencing in May, con-tinue until the Iris and Delphinium are well started. And though numer-ically the number of plants in bloom may seem small even with this rein-forcement, yet

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