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Image from page 438 of “The English flower garden and home grounds : design and arrangement shown by existing examples of gardens in Great Britain and Ireland, followed by a description of the plants, shrubs and trees for the open-air garden and their cul

Image from page 438 of “The English flower garden and home grounds : design and arrangement shown by existing examples of gardens in Great Britain and Ireland, followed by a description of the plants, shrubs and trees for the open-air garden and their cul

Image from page 438 of garden and home grounds : design and arrangement shown by existing examples of gardens in Great Britain and Ireland, followed by a description of the plants, shrubs and trees for the open-air garden and their cul">

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Title: The English flower garden and home grounds : design and arrangement shown by existing examples of gardens in Great Britain and Ireland, followed by a description of the plants, shrubs and trees for the open-air garden and their culture
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Robinson, W. (William), 1838-1935
Subjects: Flower gardening Plants, Ornamental Cottage gardening Gardens
Publisher: London : J. Murray
Contributing Library: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical garden
Digitizing Sponsor: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical garden

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ly and flaviDn (yellow), fr-agrans(sweet scented), oreophylhan (crimson),descendens (deep crimson), narcissifloriim(purplish), Mtirrayanwn, acuinina/um,and Maaiabiaiimn (deep rose). Thesemostly grow from i ft. to 18 in. high, some2 ft. or 3 ft. ALLOSORUS {Parsley Fern).—A.crispus is a beautiful little British Fernfound in mountainous districts. It re-quires abundance of air and light, butshould be shaded from the hot sun. Inthe rock-garden it does well between largestones, with broken stones about its roots,and its fronds just peeping out of thecrevice. ALNUS {Alder).~A neglected groupof trees which have some value in moistplaces and to help to bind the banks ofstreams. Of the native kind A. gluti-^tfi-rt there are several varieties, and.of thecut-leaved one there are fine specimensat Wynnstay and many other places. A.incana has also several varieties seldomof more value than the wild tree. Amongother cultivated kinds a.re. japonica., cordi-folia, barbata, occidenfalis, oregona, and

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Ainu? g serrulata : all of easy culture. None areof greater value as to effect than our ownnative kind. An advantage the tree possesses is itstendency to retain its foliage. There is,however, a great deal of difference in thisrespect among the species and varieties.Although in a state of nature most of theAlders are found near water, they willgrow well in Britain in all but the lightestsoils. ALONSOA {Mask-flower). — MostlyPeruvian annual plants, of the Snapdragonorder, of which the best species are A.Warsceiviczi, having small loright orange-red flowers ; A. lijiifolia, and A. aciitifolia,—a slender-growing herb ; A. tficisifolm,also a pretty kind ; similar to this is A.myrtifolia of igorous habit with flowerslarger than any other kind, and of a moreintense scarlet than those of A. linifolia ;A. «/^//7crrt has pure white flowers, yellowin the centre, and A. linearis has a pro-fusion of light scarlet flowers. All thespecies are easily grown, both in pots andthe open ground : fro

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Tagged: , bookid:englishflowergar00robi , bookyear:1906 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Robinson__W___William___1838_1935 , booksubject:Flower_gardening , booksubject:Plants__Ornamental , booksubject:Cottage_gardening , booksubject:Gardens , bookpublisher:London___J__Murray , bookcontributor:The_LuEsther_T_Mertz_Library__the_New_York_Botanical_Garden , booksponsor:The_LuEsther_T_Mertz_Library__the_New_York_Botanical_Garden , bookleafnumber:438 , bookcollection:biodiversity , bookcollection:NY_Botanical_Garden , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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