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Image from page 46 of “Bulbs, plants, and seeds for autumn planting : 1897” (1897)

Identifier: bulbsplantsseeds18pete_0
Title: Bulbs, plants, and seeds for autumn planting : 1897
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Peter Henderson & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs Seeds Catalogs Bulbs (Plants) Catalogs Flowers Catalogs Flowers Seeds Catalogs
Publisher: New York : Peter Henderson & Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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e, dark maroon veins, base of petals feathered with yellow, reverse side of petals light rose, small centre petals violet and black.Boyal Purple. Eicli violet, shaded deep purple, veined with black, base of petals feathered yellow, small centre petals varying from light lavender to dark purple.Mikado. Kich crimson, with large veins of white, base of petals feathered yellow, small centre petals of lavender and plum color.Perfection. Clear pink veined and speckled with dark pink, reverse side of petals bright red, centre yellow blotch, .small centre petals creamy white, tipped with bright red.Pride of Japan. Pure white ground, margined with pink and veined with satiny white, lightly speckled with pink, yellow feather at base, small centre petals with same markings. PRICB for any of the above-named Double Japan Iris, 25c. each, $2.60 dozen. Either set of 12 single named or 12 double named, $2.25; or both sets for $4.00. PETER HENDERSON & CO., NEW YORK.—BULBS FOR AUTUMN PLANTING. 39

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GERMAN IRIS. {IrisGermanica.) This variety is the trae Fleur-de-Lis, the national flower of France. They are per-fectly hardy, thrive anywhere, grow and bloom luxuriantly, particularly if plentifullysupplied with water orif planted in moist situations,as on the banks of ponds,etc. Plantswell established produce from 50 tolOOspiliesof bloom, deliciously fragrant and fine forcutting. In beauty the flowers rival the finest Orchids, colors ranging through richestyellows, intense purples, delicate blues, soft mauves, beautiful claret reds, white, prim-roses and bronzes of every imaginable shade. (See cut.) Ready in November.Fulda. Standards, soft lav-ender ; falls, light and dark* blue, veined and feathered.Honorable, Standards, bright golden yellow ; falls, finely feathered and veined yellow and maroon.Queen of the Gypsies. Standards, smoked pearl and bronze; falls, feathered and veined with rich plum, white and buff.Mad. Chereau. Standards, old gold beautifully frilled; falls, purple and

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