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Identifier: englishflowergar00robi
Title: The English flower garden and home grounds : design and arrangement shown by existing examples of gardens in Great Britain and Ireland, followed by a description of the plants, shrubs and trees for the open-air garden and their culture
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Robinson, W. (William), 1838-1935
Subjects: Flower gardening Plants, Ornamental Cottage gardening Gardens
Publisher: London : J. Murray
Contributing Library: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden
Digitizing Sponsor: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden

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n rather tall native bush, frequent inthe underwoods of many districts. In thewild form the outer flowers only of the cymeare sterile, and these are ab(jut three-cjuarters of an inch across ; the centre is filled withsmall perfect flowers. In autumn this plant isvalued for its clusters of fine red fruits and forthe colour of its leaves. Of its best knownvarieties is the Var. Sterile {the covimonGuelder Rose). This has few or no perfectflowers, the whole truss consisting of themore showy barren ones. This causes it tolose its flatness and makes it much morerounded, which, together with the pure white-ness of the flowers, has led to its being popu-larly known as the Snowball Tree. A yellowfruited kind differs from the type in the fruitsbeing yellow instead of red when ripe. V. plicatum {Japanese Guelder Rose).—Avery sturdy, robust, flowering shrub. I haveseen young, newly-rooted plants injured thefirst year after being put out, but when onceestablished it will stand any frost up to 30

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Viburnum pi without lasting injury. It is a shrub of neat,yet graceful habit, well clothed with darkgreen, rather plaited leaves. It bears itsfine trusses, 3 in. or more across, on shortbranches springing from the whole length ofthe previous years growth, thus forming finesprays of pure white blossom. Syn. V.Tomentosum Var. V. SiEBOLDi.—A handsome and distinctevergreen bush, with large glossy leaves andlarge heads of white flowers, in May and Junein southern England. A promising kind, atleast for districts where our evergreens usuallyescape the effects of hard winters. V. TiNUS {Laurustinus).—A beautiful andfragrant evergreen, thriving over a large areaof Great Britain and Ireland, especially nearthe sea and on warm and gravelly soil, thoughnow and then injured by severe winters evenin the country south of London. In sunnypositions it usually flowers freely, but not inshade, commencing to bloom in December, itwill continue till the end of March. Althoughall its flowers are perfect

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Tagged: , bookid:englishflowergar00robi , bookyear:1906 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Robinson__W___William___1838_1935 , booksubject:Flower_gardening , booksubject:Plants__Ornamental , booksubject:Cottage_gardening , booksubject:Gardens , bookpublisher:London___J__Murray , bookcontributor:The_LuEsther_T_Mertz_Library__the_New_York_Botanical_Garden , booksponsor:The_LuEsther_T_Mertz_Library__the_New_York_Botanical_Garden , bookleafnumber:930 , bookcollection:biodiversity , bookcollection:NY_Botanical_Garden , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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