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Image from page 492 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 492 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

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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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Caiumbi^ sativa (Hemp Plant). generally simple. It is useful where thetender sub-tropical plants cannot be easilygrown, well-grown plants looking graceful.It should be sown in the open groundearly in April : to get .larger plants itis best to raise it in frames. It loves awarm sandy loam, and is one of the few ])lants that thrive in small Londongardens. CARAGANA {Siberian Pea-tree).—A curious group of wiry bushes of thePea order which, as seen in gardensgenerally, are not pretty, but as thename occurs so often, and the wretchedappearance they usually present may bein part owing to their being grafted, Igive them a place. They are mostly rockor desert shrubs of arid regions in CentralAsia, and the species are C. arborescensand its varieties, C. aiirantiaca which isthe prettiest, and would, perhaps, be agraceful rock shrub, C. c/iamlagu, C

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Caragana Chamlagu. jitbata., C, viicrophylla, C. pygnicea, andC. spinosa. If we could get these curiousshrubs on their own roots the best placefor them would be the rock garden or drybanks. C ARBENIA (^/tJ.yt^ Thistle).—C. benc-dicta is a handsome biennial, having bold,deep-green leaves, blotched and marbledwith silvery white. It is useful for asso-ciating with plants of fine foliage. Itgrows freely in a thin shrubbery, or onbanks of rubbish. S. Europe. Syn. Cniciisboiedictus. CARD AMINE (Cuckoo-flower or LadfsSmock).—Plants of the Wallflower Order,few of which are cultivated, the best beingthe native Cuckoo-flower in its doubleform. This will grow well almost any-where, although, like the wild plant, thatcolours the meadows with its soft-huedflowers, it delights in swampy ground.I The single kind is too common to need! cultivation ; the double kind is a prettyj subject for the spring garden and forborders. Division. C. trifolia is a prettyI species, with white flowers, from Switz

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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:492 , bookcollection:biodiversity , bookcollection:NY_Botanical_Garden , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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