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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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Achilles, who is said to have used it to heal Telephus)Composites 89. Achillea Ptarmica, var. flore pleno, The Pearl English Names: Double Sneezewort, Sneezewort yarrow, White tansy, Goosetongue, Wild pellitory, Fair Maids of France, Seven-years love. HORTICULTURAL VARIETY,TYPE FROM N. TEMPERATE ZONE MID-MAYTO MID-OCTOBER DOUBLE flowers in small, round, snow-white balls, profusely borneon branching leafy stems, forming a mass of bloom one to two feethigh. Foliage small and narrow, persistent, but rather inconspicuous.Good for the herbaceousborder on account of itsprofusion of bloom; andfor naturalizing by thewaterside. Excellent alsofor cutting. The flowersshould be picked con-stantly, for when pasttheir first bloom theyturn brown and presentan unsightly rusty ap-pearance. A perfectly hardy per-ennial of easiest culturein any good garden soil.Thrives best in well-watered rich soil thoughit will stand a consider-able amount of drought.Prefers sun. Propagate by cut-tings or by division.
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25 Name YEAR 19 19 49 19 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET« General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat Flower (Color ff Height) Plant & Foliage (HoJbit & Height) Uses Culture Propagation ACHILLEA (Named for the Greek hero Achilles, who is said to have used it to heal Telephus) Composites 143. Achillea tomentosaEnglish Names: Woolly yarrow, Woolly milfoil. THE ORIENT, EUROPE, N. AMERICA JUNE AND JULY SMALL bright yellow flowers borne in clusters on a neat downy mat-like plant growing eight to ten inches high. Leaves feathery, ever-green, and very pretty. Excellent as an edging for the herbaceous bor-der, though perhaps evenbetter suited to the rockgarden, as its appearancesuggests a wild flowerrather than a carefullycultivated garden plant.Good also for cutting A perfectly hardy per-ennial of easiest culturein any soil, even thoughpoor and dry. Willstand drought well andprefers full sun. Propagate by cutting,by se
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