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Title: The garden bluebook;
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Holland, Leicester Bodine, 1882- [from old catalog]
Subjects: Perennials. [from old catalog]
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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S ON THEYEARS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET? General Observations \ N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat. Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (H<xbit<§Height) Uses Culture Propagation DELPHINIUM (From the Greek name for the plant, delphinion derived from delpkin, a dolphin,from a supposed resemblance in the flower) Ranunculacea 48. Delphinium formosum (D. cheildnthum, var. formosum)English Name: Oriental larkspur. POSSIBLY ASIA MINOR MID-JUNE TO MID-JULYEARLY SEPTEMBER, MID-OCTOBER CURIOUSLY shaped flowers of brilliant deep blue with white centresand long violet spurs, in loose spikes about a foot long on a rathertangled branching plant from two to four feet high. Foliage rich darkgreen, finely divided, andhandsome. In flower oneof the finest of the Delph-iniums, but in habit ratherpoor, having neither theheight nor the sturdinessof the hybrid varieties.Excellent for the herba-ceous border, and themost permanent varietyfor naturalizing. Ex-tremely fine also for cut-ting.
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A perfectly hardyperennial of easy culture,will thrive in any goodgarden soil, but does bestin a deep, rich, sandy loam,in sun or partial shade.The cultivation is thesame as for DelphiniumEnglish Hybrids (see page 153)- Propagate by seed,cuttings, or by division;will bloom the first yearfrom seed sown indoorsin February or March, or the year following from seed sown outdoors inAugust. 155 Name YEAR 19 19 49 19 APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG. SEPT. OCT. NOTES ON THEVEAKS CLIMATICCONDITIONS ET? General Observations N& LATIN NAME Common Name Season Habitat. Flower (Color & Height) Plants Foliage (Habit & Height) Uses Culture Propagation DELPHINIUM (From the Greek name for the plant, delphinion derived from delpkin, a dolphin,from a supposed resemblance in the flower) RanunculacecB 96. Delphinium sinense (D. Chinense D. grandifiorum, var. chin ense) English Name: Chinese larkspur. SIBERIA MID-JUNE TO MID-JULYEARLY SEPTEMBER, MID-OCTOBER CURIOUSLY shaped, clear gentian-blue flowers, o
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