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Identifier: gardenbluebook00holl
Title: The garden bluebook;
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Holland, Leicester Bodine, 1882- [from old catalog]
Subjects: Perennials. [from old catalog]
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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servations N2 LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat. Flower (Color ff Height) Plants Foliage (HqJ>U& Height) Uses Culture Propagation ANTHEMIS (From Anthemis the Greek name for the camomile) Composite 90. Anthemis tinctdriaEnglish Names: Golden Marguerite, Rock camomile. EUROPE JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER V IARGE daisylike golden flowers, one to two inches across, pro-^d fusely borne on vigorous bushy stems two to three feet high. Fo-liage finely cut, fernlike. If planted in fairly large masses it makes afine showing, but shouldalways be framed byplants of strong foliageas its thin stems anddelicate leaves are apt toappear straggling. Excel-lent for the herbaceousborder and for cut flowers,especially useful for ratherdry places. A perfectly hardy per-ennial of easiest culture;will thrive in almost anysoil, but needs full ex-posure to the sun. Propagate by seed ordivision. A. Kelwayi (or A. tinc-tdria, var. Kelwayi) hasmore finely cut foliage,and flowers of a deeperyellow. Excellent.

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61 Name YEAR 49 49 49 19 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET? General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (HqJ>H &Height) Uses Culture Propagation ANTHERICUM (From the Greek anihos, a flower, and erkos, a hedge)Liliacea 91. Anthericum Liliastrum, var. major (*Paradisea Lilidstrum, var. major) English Name: St. Brunos lily. / HORTICULTURAL VARIETYTYPE FROM S. EUROPE EARLY MAY THROUGH JUNE FRAGRANT, white, lilylike flowers tipped with green on the outside,two inches long and two and a half inches across, borne in loose spikeson stems two to three feet high. Foliage rushlike; leaves stiff, two feet orso long, springing fromthe root. Charming inthe herbaceous border orrock garden (as might beexpected from the name,which signifies Star-lilyfrom Paradise). Excel-lent also for cut flowers. A hardy perennial ofeasiest culture, growingin any garden soil insun or shade. Requiresplenty

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