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A book which deals with 36 individual cut flower crops (Achillea, Alstroemeria, Amaryllis & Hippeastrum, Anemone, Anthurium, Antirrhinum, Callistephus chinensis, Campanula, Centaurea, Dahlia, Delphinium, Dendranthema, Dianthus caryophyllus, Digitalis, Eustoma, Gaillardia, Gerbera, Gladiolus, Gypsophila, Helianthus, Heliconia, Iberis, Lilium, Limonium, Matthiola, Narcissus, Orchids, Polianthes tuberosa, Rosa, Salpiglossis, Scabiosa, Solidago, Strelitzia, Tulipa, Zantedeschia and Zinnia), and two …

Irises and their relatives are lily-like plants related to the orchid and narcissus families, with whom they share a propensity for large, brightly colored, attractive flowers. Many have longlasting flowers—Iris, Gladiolus, and Freesia are among the most important cut-flower crops in the world. The intricate flowers of the iris family are finely adapted for pollination by a variety of animals, including hummingbirds, sunbirds, beetles, butterflies, moths, wasps, and bees. This intimate connection …
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Irises and their relatives are lily-like plants related to the orchid and narcissus families, with whom they share a propensity for large, brightly colored, attractive flowers. Many have longlasting flowers—Iris, Gladiolus, and Freesia are among the most important cut-flower crops in the world. The intricate flowers of the iris family are finely adapted for pollination by a variety of animals, including hummingbirds, sunbirds, beetles, butterflies, moths, wasps, and bees. This intimate connection …

Excerpt from Choice Gladiolus, Montbretias, Peonias, Iris, Etc Note. We would have made an exceptional beautiful display at the Kalamazoo Show but the flowers were ruined in transit. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing …

Excerpt from Descriptive Price-List of Gladioli: Greenville, Ohio The gladiolus is growing in popularity, and many amateurs who grew only a few dozen formerly, now grow them by the hundred. No late summer flower is so well adapted to so many uses. As a cut flower it is outstanding and unequalled. If cut when first buds cpen, the later buds open up from day to day for a week or more and by planting them at inter vals of a few weeks from the time of the first planting until June the first, in the …

Table of Contents Introduction Choosing the Right Soil Soil Color and Fertility Humus Preparation of the Soil Best Time for Seed Sowing The Thinning Process Staking Your Annuals Why Mulch? Cultivation and Maintenance Watering your Plants List of Hardy annuals Half Hardy Annuals Annuals Suitable for Cutting Purposes – Annuals for autumn blooming – Half Hardy Annuals for Edging Your Border Knowing More about Biennials Sowing the seeds Preparing the Ground List of Popular Biennials Choosing the …

Excerpt from The Modern Gladiolus Grower The best white is one sent over by Henry Mette (germany); it bears the largest and purest white flower. Peace is a beauty but has too much color to be called the best white sort, as its growers put it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct …

Excerpt from How Plants Are Trained to Work for Man, Vol. 7 The clergyman in question was the Honorable and Reverend Dr. William Herbert, Dean of Manchester. His work was carried out in the early decades of the nineteenth century. He was a horticulturist of great skill, and he labored assiduously with many plants. And among those with which he attained conspicuous and striking results that seemed to belie the botanical beliefs of the period, was the plant now familiar in every garden as the gladiolus. …

Excerpt from Complete Descriptive and Illustrated Gladiolus Catalogue: For 1926 The Gladiolus Connoisseurs want the rare and unusual varieties and for their convenience we are listing on pages 16 to 25 under the above heading those of our previous introductions which seem to meet with the approval of the most exacting customers. Two of these pages are devoted to our most outstanding new introductions for the year 1926. It has been our endeavor to include none in this section which will not stand …

Excerpt from Gladiolus Price List: Autumn 1941 Please do not ask us to change collections or special sets. The collections are made up as they are for definite reasons and we cannot change them. Any of these collections or specials are very good value. Do not split quantities as listed. Where a variety is listed at 2 for 15 cents or 4 for 15 cents do not order 1 or Q at a lower price. There is no profit in any items of less than ten cents and-very little at that price. No single item accepted for …

Excerpt from Gladiolus Price List: Fall 1938 Do not change collections or special sets. The collections are made up as they are for definite reasons and we cannot change them. Any of these collections or specials are very good value. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the …

Excerpt from Some New Gladioli, 1924 Gold. (h.) Pure golden yellow, throat a shade deeper, slightly dotted and streaked, almost self - color. Large flowers, many Open at one time and perfectly placed. A grand variety. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving …

Excerpt from Gladiolus and Dahlias From American and European Origination, 1923 King OF the autumn - Leading 1917 Holland novelty. Hornsvelds pride. Wins prizes every where. Not a monster, but a new shade of buff yellow shaded terra-cotta. Stems up to four feet stiff like a cane. A great keeper for cut flowers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. …

Excerpt from Guaranteed Gladiolus Bulbs, 1926: Grown by Dotenhurst Flower Fields, Herkimer, N. Y Adeline kent (diener) Delicate light rose-pink. Throat straw color With ruby dashes. Heavily ruffled. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format …