. Cyclopedia of practical floriculture. Floriculture; Flower language. Jfeptta (&lcd)Oma. Natural Order: LabiatctâMint Family. ROUND IVY, or Gill-over-the-ground, is a very pretty plant "^of rapid growth, to be found about hedges, old walls, and among the rocks along the margins of creeks and small streams. The stem, which is naturally prostrate, if suffered ^' to lie on the ground, takes root at every joint, sending out in "^ turn new creepers, which grow from a few inches to two teet in length. In a hanging basket it trails from the sides, completely enveloping it, delighting i

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. Cyclopedia of practical floriculture. Floriculture; Flower language. Jfeptta (&lcd)Oma. Natural Order: LabiatctâMint Family. ROUND IVY, or Gill-over-the-ground, is a very pretty plant "^of rapid growth, to be found about hedges, old walls, and among the rocks along the margins of creeks and small streams. The stem, which is naturally prostrate, if suffered ^' to lie on the ground, takes root at every joint, sending out in "^ turn new creepers, which grow from a few inches to two teet in length. In a hanging basket it trails from the sides, completely enveloping it, delighting i
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. Cyclopedia of practical floriculture. Floriculture; Flower language. Jfeptta (&lcd)Oma. Natural Order: LabiatctâMint Family. ROUND IVY, or Gill-over-the-ground, is a very pretty plant "^of rapid growth, to be found about hedges, old walls, and among the rocks along the margins of creeks and small streams. The stem, which is naturally prostrate, if suffered ^' to lie on the ground, takes root at every joint, sending out in "^ turn new creepers, which grow from a few inches to two teet in length. In a hanging basket it trails from the sides, completely enveloping it, delighting in shade and plenty of moisture. The flowers are of a bluish purple, blooming in May. The leaves are aromatic, and were formerly used in brewing ale. It is sometimes called Alehoof, and Tunhoof It derives its scientific name from Nepete, now Nepi, in Ital_v; and Glechoma was the name given it by Linnaeus.. Jnju^mtnh is no earthly flower, nor framed to bear ts exotic bloom life's cold, unscenial air. â fTTE .ire all children in our strife to seize ' Each pretty pleasure, as it lures the sight; And like the tall tree, swaying in the breeze. Our lofty wishes stoop their tow'ring flight. âMrs. Hemans. Till, when the prize is won, it seems no mor Than gather'd shell from ocean's countless st( And ever those who would enjoyment gain. Must find it in the purpose they pursue. w ITH much we surfeit, plenty m,ikes us poor, The wretched Indian scorns the golden ore. âDrayl AH! here how sweet, my love, my own. To dream, aloof from any sorrows, Of one fair, changeless monotone â Serene tomorrows and tomorrows! i! sweet, in sooth, when God h.id furled All colors at the calm sky-verges, â \A night came silencing the world, And loudening the long sea-surges! âEdgar Fa-.fCfl W SE h eavei doth s -e it as fit In al our joys to give us some alloys. our sorro ws, com forts âFountain.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced f

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