garden : an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches" (1871)">
Title: The garden : an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches
Year: 1871 (1870s)
Subjects: Gardening Horticulture
Publisher: London : [s.n.
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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ofthe house, they had a strikingly grand effect. Standing near themwere two splendid examples of C. lobata, bearing fourteen spikeswith from five to seven flowers each. I also noticed four or five Masderallias, amongst which was a grand example, bearing ninespikes, of the one known amongst Orchid growers as the BuUs-bloodvariety (11. Harryana sangninea) ; it may be said there is nothing ina namo, but surely this is an ill.chosen name for such a magnificentliovrei: t. Baines. Griffinia ornata.—This is a bsautiful, new wlnter-blooming,bulbous plant, from Brazil. It has elliptic-oblong leaves, the mar.gins of which are so much recurved that a cross section would almostdescribe a gemi.circle. The flower.scape is from 12 in. to 18 in. inheight, and bears an umbel consisting of about two dozen flowers,forming a spreading head of some 8 in. or 9 in. in diameter.The flowers are of a delicate bluish.lilac fading off to nearly white,and remaining for a considerable period in beauty. Some good
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Griffinia oruala. plants of 0. Mendellii, and several examples of Laslia purpurata.Associated with these were likewise Aerides Fieldingii and A. Lindley.anum, both extremely strong and vigorous ; here their growth isslower, but much more satisfactory than when made in more heat.In an adjoining house were numbers of the lovely Cypripediumniveum, bearing sotne sixty flowers ; Vanda cristata, several spikes ;Dendrobium Parishii, Odontoglossum citrosmum roseum, O. Roezli,both the yellow and purple.eyed varieties; several plants of Lseliapurpurata, with from seven to nine spikes each ; Saccolabinm gntta-tum, Phalsonopsis Luddemanniana, Yanda suavis, Cattleya Aclandiie,Sobralia macrantha, Cypripedium Stonei, C. Hookeri, and C.Veitchii. In the Odontoglossum-house were twenty plants of 0.Alexandrae in flower and about as many more coming on ; O. crista,tuin Dayanum, twenty .three spikes; 0. Pescatorei, 0. odoratnm, O.nsevinm, Oncidium macranthnm, very strong; Mesospinidium san-guineum, with f
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