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Image from page 90 of “18th annual catalogue of the Germain Seed and Plant Co” (1903)

Image from page 90 of “18th annual catalogue of the Germain Seed and Plant Co” (1903)

Identifier: 18thannualcatalo1903germ
Title: 18th annual catalogue of the Germain Seed and Plant Co
Year: 1903 (1900s)
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 Fruit trees Catalogs Greenhouse plants Catalogs Poultry Equipment and supplies Catalogs Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Germain Seed & Plant 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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rs. B. rubra.—One of the finest shrubby begonias incultivation; has dark, glossy green leaves ; scarletflowers produced in abundance; stout, uprighthabit. B. Thurstoni.—A beautiful, stately plant, with re-markably handsome foliage. The under side ofthe leaves is a rich purplish-red, the veinings arevery prominent, while the face, or upper side, isa bronzy-green. B. Marjory Daw.—A beautiful rose-red, verystrong grower, and similar to B. rubra, which isits parent. DRACAENA. Dracaenas (Cordyline) rank among the most beau-tiful and useful of the ornamental foliaged and fineleaved plants. In a large or small state they arealike elegant and attractive. All are admirablyadapted for decorative purposes, excellent forjardinieres, baskets, window gardens, or theconservatory. Dracaena Braziliensis.— A sturdy, quick-grow-ing Dracaena with broad green leaves, and stoutstem and leaf stalks. As a decorative plant ithas few superiors. A fine house plant. EachDracaena terminalis. 75c to $1.00.

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86 GERMAIN SEED AND PLANT CO. D. Godseffiana.—Undoubtedly one of the most striking ornamental foliage plants of recent introduction.The plant is of an entirely different habit from all other Dracaenas; it is free branching and throwsout many suckers from the base so as to form beautiful, compact, graceful specimens. Denselymarked with irregular dots and spots of a creamy white. Each 35c to $1.00. D. australis.— A palm-like tree growing to a considerable height; stem stout; leaves 2 to 3 feet inlength. Fine for avenues. Each 35c to $3.00. D. indivisa.—Narrower, longer leaves than preceding. Fine for hall or porch decoration. In 5-in.pots, each 35c to 50c: balled $1.00 to $3.00. D. terminalis. (See cut page 85.)—A splendid plant for house and window decoration, with brighttropical looking foliage of rich crimson color; beautifully marked with white and pink in well devel-oped plants. Each 25c to $1.00. FERNS. Xo collection of plants is complete without ferns. Their popularity ha

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