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. B.K. Bliss & Sons' abridged catalogue and gardeners' almanac for 1874 : containing a list of the best known and most polular varieties of garden, field and flower seeds, selected from out large assortment of nearly three thousand varieties, with brief directions for their culture. Nursery stock New York (State) Catalogs; Flowers Seeds Catalogs; Vegetables Seeds Catalogs; Gardening Catalogs. 1 B. K. BLISS & SOFTS'. 'li©Wll In order to facilitate purchasers in making their selections, who are unacquainted with the botanical names, or different varieties of plants, we have, as far as possible, given the x^opular name of each variety, and have endeavored so to simplify the description that any person, however unacquainted, may be able to make a judicious selection. A dash (—) indicates a repetition. A dagger (t) added to the name denotes that such biennial and perennial plants usually flower the same year if sown early. A star (*) Dwarf Plants proper for the edging of beds. A double star (**) Ornamental Climbers, suitable for an arbor or trellis work. For a full hst of Flower Seeds for sale at our establishment, with explicit directions for the culture of each variety, we would refer to our Illustrated Catalogue and Amateur's Guide, 200 pages, beautifully illustrated, which will be mailed to all applicants upon receipt of 25 cents, which will be refunded in seeds when the order exceeds one dollar. Price. Abronia umbellata.—i?ose-/i/ac ; a half-hardy annual; from California; % it. A charming plant, with beautiful Verbena-like heads of sweet-scented flowers, - §0 10 Adlumia cirrhosa,** Fringe, Alleghany ri7ic.)—A beautiful hardy cHmb- ing plant of graceful habit; hardy annual; 15 ft.. ----- Ageratum mexicanum.—Xiy, ----------10 — caudatus, (Loi'e/ies ft?eerftn(7.)—Graceful; from East Indies, - - - - 5 — cruentus, 'Prince's Feather.)—From East Indies, - - - - - 5. — melancbolicus ruber. —Beautiful blood red foliage, of resplendent beauty, -