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Image from page 934 of “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 cul

Image from page 934 of “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 cul

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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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Avellan, La GrosseBleue, La France, California, Princess of 920 THE ENGLISH FLOWER garden. Wales, Luxonne, Belle de Chatenay,White Czar, Lady Hume Campbell, MarieLouise, ictoria Regina, Wellsiana, andthe perpetual blooming Violet—wellknown in France as La Violette des QuatreSaisons. This differs slightly from theSweet Violet, but is valuable for its longseason ; it is the variety used by thecultivators round Paris. The double white,or, as it becomes in the open air, the rosy-white Belle de Chatenay, has a robust open, where the thick growth keeps theflowers off the soil. Blandyana, anotherdouble, is a free bloomer with dark flowers. V. pedata [Binfs-foot Violet).—Yvi mostbeautiful of the American Violets, with hand-some flowers I in. across, pale or deep lilac,purple or blue, the two upper petals Vjeingsometimes velvety and deep violet like thepetals of a Pansy. The variety bicolor is apretty form ; its flowers larger, and the petalsarranged like those of a Pansy, the two upper

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habit. Though not so pure as the olddouble white kind, it blooms more freely,and is neater. The Neapolitan kind, V. o.pallida plena., is still a favourite, spite ofother and newer kinds, but it needs aframe in winter. Marie Louise is a finekind, and a great advance upon the Nea-politan ; its flowers are larger, deeper, andmore abundant. The old double bluekind has neat full flowers, but its stemsare short. It is, however, very beautifulwhen grown in frames, or in beds in the ones rich velvety purple, and the three lowerdelicate blush. The parent plant grows freelyin a light rich soil in partial shade, but thevariety bicolor succeeds only in certainlocalities, and is rare in its own land. It isbest adapted for the choice rock-garden, butmay also be grown in borders where the soil ispeaty, sandy, and moist. V. reniformis {Netv Holland Violet).—Thismantles the ground with a mass of small leavesand slender creeping stems, and bears through-out the summer blue and white flowers ofexquisi

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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:934 , bookcollection:biodiversity , bookcollection:NY_Botanical_Garden , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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