Gardening In California; A Brief Treatise On The Best Methods Of Cultivating Common Flowers In The…

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byWilliam Scrugham Lyon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... Kruger, Caroline Testout, Viscountess Folkestone, La France and Meteor. To yet others, monster size is the sole consideration. For their benefit is enumerated: Paul Neyron, Merveille de Lyon, Duchess of Albany, Paeonia, La France, Reine Marie Henriette. Some perverted (?) tastes find their ideas in grotesque, bizarre or curious freaks in form or color. Such will be pleased with: Rainbow, Vick's Caprice, Viridiflora, Fortunes Yellow or Gold of Ophir and Archduke Charles. Lastly comes the connoisseur who seeks an ideal flower. Who cares only for quality, and yet expert's it on the slipshod, hit or miss methods in common use, and who is unwilling to put forth systematic effort to attain the desired end. Varieties which will do this sometimes in the year, but never all the time are: Viscountess Folkestone, Captain Christy, Caroline Testout, General Washington, Ulrich Brunner, Mabel Morrison, Perle des Jardins, Niphetos, Souvenir de la Malmaison, Reve d'Or, Marechal Neil and Marie van Houtte. STANDARD OP EXCfilXENCE. The standard fixed by commercial growers is well defined and very exacting. They barely tolerate such sorts as Niphetos and Niel; their many excellencies almost, but not quite compensating for their weak and deficient stems. Mabel Morrison, loveliest of white roses, they look upon with scant favor. Its immaculate bloom and unsurpassed foliage makes inadequate return for its insufficient yield of flowers. To him, a rose without scent is a par ody; and he would have as much use for a paper flower as for the altogether scentless Marie Van Houtte. Excepting only La France, Marie Van Houtte is more widely planted than any other one variety in Southern California gardens. The facility with which La France cuttings will strike roots, and its common utili...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... Kruger, Caroline Testout, Viscountess Folkestone, La France and Meteor. To yet others, monster size is the sole consideration....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217720323

ISBN - 13:9780217720328

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