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Image from page 35 of “True & reliable seeds” (1902)

Identifier: truereliableseed31jman_0
Title: True & reliable seeds
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: J. Manns & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Maryland Baltimore Catalogs Nursery stock Maryland Baltimore Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Maryland Baltimore Catalogs Flowers Seeds Maryland Baltimore Catalogs Grasses Seeds Maryland Baltimore Catalogs Gardening Maryland Baltimore Equipment and supplies Catalogs Garden tools Maryland Baltimore Catalogs Poultry Maryland Baltimore Equipment and supplies Catalogs
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : J. Manns
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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sses in size andbeautj^ all the varieties hitherto known.The plants attain great dimensions, presenting a splendidaspect with their gigantic leaves. Packet, 5c. CENTAUREA. (a) An exceedingly interesting genus of plants, em-bracing annuals, biennials and perennials. Some of thevarieties are foliage plants, indispensable for borders andedges of beds, while others are noted for their beautifulflowers. Packet, 5c. Centanrea Cyanus.—(a) (Cornflower.) This isthe widely known and ever-popular Corn Flower orCom Bottle, which, if the seed is sown just as soon as theground is fit in Spring, vAW. furnish a profusion of white, blue and pink flowers from July until late in Autumn.Hardy annual; two to three feet high. Mixed. Packet, 5c. Elegans.—Double, mixed rose and white. Pkt. oc. Maritinia( Dusty Miller.)—Fine silvery white foliage;used extensively for ribbon planting, hanging baskets, vases,decorative pot plants, etc. Perennial, but usually grown asan annual. 1 foot. Packet, 5c. CLARKIA.

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(a) Pretty, profuse-flowering annuals, much used for Aedging. They grow from nine inches to one and a half feetin height, and their colors are confined mostly to red andwhite, separate and in combination. Useful for hangingbaskets and vases. Packet, 5c. COCKSCOMB. (Celosia Cristata.) Highly ornamental plants, producing crested-head offlowers, somewhat resembling a cocks comb. There aremany shapes and colors, but of all colors the rose and crim-son are the most brilliant and rich. Tender annual. Thedwarf varieties are about one foot high. Packet, 5c. Glasgow Prize, or Tom Tliumb.—Verj- dwarf,with broad compact combs of deep crimson. Packet, oc. Feathered, Fine Mixed.—This new Feath-ered Celosia produceslarge plvimes, whichare exquisitely^curved and curledin exact resem-blance to an ostrichfeather. The plantgrows abotit threefeet high, is ofhandsome pyramid-al form, andnumerous mas-sive p 1 i m e s ,gracefully wav-ing above thefoliage, make itone of the mosteffective orna-COCKSCOMB

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