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Image from page 68 of “Germain : [catalog]” (1919)

Identifier: germaincatalog1919germ
Title: Germain : [catalog]
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Germain Seed and Plant Company Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs Flowers Seeds Catalogs Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Catalogs Trees Catalogs Grasses Seeds Catalogs Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Germain
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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NE Used as a carpeting for bulbous plants in spring. There isno other annual plant so effective as Silene pendula compactafor this purpose. Sow in August or September. For summerblooming, sow in March. SILENE. Pkt. Compacta. Double red. Height M ft $0.05 Pendula compacta. Red. Height K ft 05 Pkt. SUNFLOWER. (See Helianthus.)SWEET SULTAN. (See Centaurea.)SWEET PEAS. See pages 65, 66 and 67.TAGETES SIGN ATA PUMILA. Yellow, striped brown, fine for bedding. Height M ft $0 05 TORENIA FOURNIERI. T. A valuable plant for pots. baskets or borders. Violet, with lilac and yellow. Height Hit VENUS LOOKING-GLASS. Pretty bell-shaped flowers; blooming profusely, well adapted for edging and hanging-baskets. Blue. Height M ft VIRGINIAN STOCK. Red, white and mixed. Height Y% ft VISCARIA COELI-ROSEA (Rose of Heaven). Pink. Height M ft Elegans picta. Rose and scarlet. Height 1 ft Oculata. Rose, dark eye. Height 1 ft WHITLAVIA GRAND I FLORA. Violet. Height Y2 ft Gloxiniodes. White and blue. Height H ft 15

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SCABIOSA [61] Denotes Our Recommendation LOS ANGELES ^^^JZkSdJ^ CALIFORNIA ANNUALS STOCKS These popular flowers are unrivalled for garden display andour strain of Giant Perfection is without doubt the finest obtain-able, growing to a height of 2 feet, and producing long spikesof highly fragrant flowers and a larger percentage of doublethan any other strain grown. CULTURE—For a splendid display in summer, sow in Februaryand March, continuing to sow at intervals for a succession ofbloom. Sow in June and July for winter cutting and even laterthan this in warm localities. The soil should be carefully pre-pared, three parts of light loam to one each of leaf mold andsharp sand, being an ideal mixture, though any good garden soilwill do. Sift this and put the rougher parts in the bottom of theflats or pans. Then fill up with the finer part, allowing room forwatering. Sow the seed thinly as a pinch of seed produceshundreds of plants. As soon as sown, cover with about one-eighthof an inch of

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