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Image from page 35 of “Bulb catalogue 1904” (1904)

Image from page 35 of “Bulb catalogue 1904” (1904)

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Identifier: bulbcatalogue19019rjfa
Title: Bulb catalogue 1904
Year: 1904 (1900s)
Authors: R. & J. Farquhar Company Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Massachusetts Boston Catalogs Nursery stock Massachusetts Boston Catalogs Flowers Seeds Massachusetts Boston Catalogs Bedding plants Massachusetts Boston Catalogs Perennials Massachusetts Boston Catalogs Gardening Massachusetts Boston Catalogs
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : R. & J. Farquhar
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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Thunderbolt. Velvety dark bronze, very large .20 1.00 6.00 VARIOUS IRISES. Each.Histrodies. Large, light-blue flowers, with dark spots; sweet scented ; very hardy; if forced under glass may be had in bloom by Christmas $0.20 Payonta. {Peacock Jris) A dwarf species fur pot culture; flowers white, with blue spot on each petal .05 SusiANA. {The Mourning Iris?) Flowers of an enormous size, blush tinted brown, with a network of purple-brown lines .20 Tuberosa. {Snakes Head fris.) Flowers velvety black and green; curious . . .05 er Doz. Per 100. $2.00 $13.00 •30 2.00 2.00 I2.00 •35 2.00 LACHENALIAS. Beautiful bulbous plants for greenhouse and window decoration, of very easy culture. Plant five or six bulbs ina six-inch bulb pan, one inch deep. Each. Per Doz. Per 100. NELSONI. Bright golden-yellow flowers; new $0.30 $3.00 $20.00 Quadricolor. Scarlet, yellow, and green .20 2.00 14.00 Tricolor. Yellow and red, tipped green .10 1.00 6.00 30 R. & J. FARQUHAR & CO.S AUTUMN CATALOGUE.

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CDFYFI6HT 1902BY R.ftJ.FAKGUHAfiiCti Lilium Harrisii. LILIES FOR FORCING. The bulbs may be potted from August onward in acompost of equal parts turfy loam, leaf mould, rottencow manure, and sand. It is best to start them inpots not exceeding twice their own diameter, in whichthey may remain till started eight inches or more.They should be transferred then to larger pots in whichto bloom, exercisirtg great care not to disturb the rootsor break away the soil from about them, and settingthem considerably deeper in the larger pots. Thismethod prevents the soil from becoming sour, and en-ables the roots forming at the base of the stem to be-come feeders, greatly increasing the number and size of the blossoms. « LILIUM CANDIDUM. ( The Ascension or Old Fashioned English Lent Lily.) These are grown for us in the north of France, andare the large, thick-petalled variety. Pure white bell-shaped flowers, borne on erect racemes, excellent bothfor forcing and open garden cultivation. Bulbs fromth

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