. Amateur cultivator's guide to the flower and kitchen garden: containing a descriptive list of two thousand varieties of flower and vegetable seeds; also a list of French hybrid gladiolus. Gardening; Vegetable gardening; Seed industry and trade. DIDISCUS C^RULEA, I>IDISCUS. Nat. Ord., Umhellifera;. 494 Did!scus Caerulea. Blue; a distinct and elegant plant; from Australia. Half-hardy annual, i foot $o. lo IHLAJVTHTJS. Nat. Ord., CaryophyllaceiB. A maj^ificent genus, which embraces some of the most popular flowers in cultivation. The Carnation, Picotee, Pink, and Sweet William, all "hou

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. Amateur cultivator's guide to the flower and kitchen garden: containing a descriptive list of two thousand varieties of flower and vegetable seeds; also a list of French hybrid gladiolus. Gardening; Vegetable gardening; Seed industry and trade. DIDISCUS C^RULEA, I>IDISCUS. Nat. Ord., Umhellifera;. 494 Did!scus Caerulea. Blue; a distinct and elegant plant; from Australia. Half-hardy annual, i foot $o. lo IHLAJVTHTJS. Nat. Ord., CaryophyllaceiB. A maj^ificent genus, which embraces some of the most popular flowers in cultivation. The Carnation, Picotee, Pink, and Sweet William, all "hou
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. Amateur cultivator's guide to the flower and kitchen garden: containing a descriptive list of two thousand varieties of flower and vegetable seeds; also a list of French hybrid gladiolus. Gardening; Vegetable gardening; Seed industry and trade. DIDISCUS C^RULEA, I>IDISCUS. Nat. Ord., Umhellifera;. 494 Did!scus Caerulea. Blue; a distinct and elegant plant; from Australia. Half-hardy annual, i foot $o. lo IHLAJVTHTJS. Nat. Ord., CaryophyllaceiB. A maj^ificent genus, which embraces some of the most popular flowers in cultivation. The Carnation, Picotee, Pink, and Sweet William, all "household words," belong to this genus. The Chinese varieties may be considered the most beautiful and effective of our hardy annuals; the double and single varieties, with their rich and varied colors, in beds or masses, are remarkably attractive ; while the recently introduced species, Dianthus Hedde- wigii and Dianthus Laciniatus, with their large and rich-colored flowers, three to four inches in diameter, close, compact habit, and profusion of bloom, are unsurpassed for effectiveness in beds and mixed borders. 495 Dianthus Caryophyllus. (See Carnation Pink) 05 496 Barbafus. (See Sweet William) 05 497 Atrorubens. Dark-red; handsome; hardy biennial; flowers first year from seed. I foot 10 498 -^— Chinensis (Indian Pink). Mixed biennials of great beauty; blooms the first year from seed; perfectly hardy, and flowers strong the second year. The colors are exceedingly rich; crimson and darker shades of that color, approaching to black, are often combined in the same flower, with edgings of white, pink, and other colors ; about one foot high, and of the easiest culture 05 499 Fine Double, Mixed. Same as above ; selected from finest double flowers .10 500 Alba. Double-white; verj'fine 10 501 Marginsta. White and rose-striped . 10 502 Albus PIctus. White-marbled, with rose; beautifully fringed. Hardy annual . . • 10 503 Heddew/ig's. A most beautiful new variety. The whole plan

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