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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