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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ation of which variety is St. Ber.nards Lily ; this, in its Latin form, would be Anthericum Bernardi,and, if indistinctly written on a label, might easily be read Renarni.—W. E. G. Your notice (p. 540) of the extraordinary peculiarity of St. Brunos Lily in sending up large single flowers from the root, whichopen before the flowers on the spike, reminds me of the same thingin Hemeroeallis Middendorfiana, but with a difference. In theHemerocallis the flowers are produced in spring in the ordinary wayon lonij foot-stalks, but in autumn other flowers are produced whichare absolutely sessile. It is a very curious character in the plant forwhich it is hard to account, and which I have never seen noticed inany published description of the Hemerocallis.—H. N. Ellacomhe. The Double Yellow Kocket.—Tlie double yellow Rocket (Barbarea vul-garis fl.-pl.) is one of the * old-fashioned plants that one would again like tosee in our borders now and then. The spikes of rich yellow are showy.—V.
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ALPINE FLOWERS ON THE PYRENEES. I AH in the realm of the Queen of Saxifrages, and a mightyregion she has for a kingdom! thousands upon thousands of hersilvery cushions stud tho precipices as high as the oye can reach;some of them must be at least 18 in. in diameter, and have takensome years to arrive at a flowering condition. The ordinary onltivatorof Saxifrages can form no idea of the splendour of this truly regalplant from the miserable specimens that are usually seen growing inpots in collections. Ramondia pyrenaica is here in great numbers •I selected several varieties of it. There are thousands of acresof Ranunculus Gouani, Globe-flower (Trollins), various Narcissi,Irises, Antherioums, Gentians, and innumerable Orchises. I madetwo journeys from Lnz to Gedre, where I called upon M. Borderea schoolmaster, and a great lover of plants. He has a smallfactory in which he arranges and makes up herbariums, which hedisposes of to visitors, and sends away to all parts of Europe.He has a
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