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Identifier: seedannual19081908dmfe
Title: Seed annual 1908
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: D.M. Ferry & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Seed industry and trade Michigan Detroit Flowers Seeds Vegetables Seeds Nursery stock Gardening Equipment and supplies
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : D.M. Ferry & Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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ChrysanthemumMorning Star k^ Lobelia Tenuior Salpiglossis One of the most desirable annuals forbedding or the border. The flowers arerichly colored in various shades of purple,scarlet, crimson, yellow, buff, blue or al-most black, beautifully marbled and pen-ciled. {See colored plate opposite andfurther description, page 88). Pkt. 5c. Sweet William Visitors at our trial grounds have oftencommented on the splendid beds of thisfavorite old fashioned perennial, nowagain coming into general favor. Theseed we offer has been very carefullygrown and selected. {See colored plate,page 66 price list of packets, page 92). Zinnia, Mexicana Hybrida, Variegated A variety distinctive in its well formed singleflowers of deep maroon and golden yellow, strik-ingly contrasted. The flowers are very similar tothe popular French Legion of Honor Marigold,but come into bloom much earlier and are moreeasily grown. {See other varieties of Zinnia onpage 93). Pkt. 15c. Calliopsis O R Coreopsis

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IGLOSSIS OPPOSITE PAGE NOVELTIES AND SPECIALTIES, D. M. FERRY & CO., DETROIT, MICH. Michigan White Wax Bean We are now able to offer in quantit} this ster-ling novelty which was introduced by us last yearin packets only. Briefly described this bean is awhite seeded Golden Wax, Its pods are goldenyellow and fully as attractive as those of our wellknown Golden Wax and of the same exceptionallyfine qualit}. The vine is vigorous and unusuallyproductive. The seed is white, a most valuablefeature heretofore unattained in a bush bean ofhighest quality. {See further description on pagelo and cotored plate, pa^e it). Pkt. 10c; Pt. 45c;Qt. 80c; 4 Qts. $2.75; Bu. $16.00 Detroit Dark Red Turnip Beet Careful comparisons with all the prominentvarieties on the market in this country and inEurope prove that the Detroit Dark Red TurnipBeet is the most uniform in shape and size andthe most attractive in color. It is unsurpassed inquality. Universally recognized as the best beetfor the market, the h

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