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. Handbook of hardy trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants ... Based on the French work of Messrs. Decaisne and Naudin ...entitled 'Manuel de l'amateur des jardins,' and including the original woodcuts by Riocreux and Leblanc. Plants, Ornamental. Raiiiinculaari'—Aqidlegia. 17 than in most species, and the spurs short and straight. North America. 6. A. Sknneri.—A dwarf-growing species, similar to the last in the colouring of its flowers, but the spurs are very long in proportion, and the sepals green as well as the upper part of the petals. A native of Guatemala, flowering in Spring. 7. A. drcti

. Handbook of hardy trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants ... Based on the French work of Messrs. Decaisne and Naudin ...entitled 'Manuel de l'amateur des jardins,' and including the original woodcuts by Riocreux and Leblanc. Plants, Ornamental. Raiiiinculaari'—Aqidlegia. 17 than in most species, and the spurs short and straight. North America. 6. A. Sknneri.—A dwarf-growing species, similar to the last in the colouring of its flowers, but the spurs are very long in proportion, and the sepals green as well as the upper part of the petals. A native of Guatemala, flowering in Spring. 7. A. drcti Stock Photo
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. Handbook of hardy trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants ... Based on the French work of Messrs. Decaisne and Naudin ...entitled 'Manuel de l'amateur des jardins,' and including the original woodcuts by Riocreux and Leblanc. Plants, Ornamental. Raiiiinculaari'—Aqidlegia. 17 than in most species, and the spurs short and straight. North America. 6. A. Sknneri.—A dwarf-growing species, similar to the last in the colouring of its flowers, but the spurs are very long in proportion, and the sepals green as well as the upper part of the petals. A native of Guatemala, flowering in Spring. 7. A. drctica, syn. A. for7ndsa.—Allied to the last, but with larger, brighter coloured flowers. Sepals and spurs scarlet, limb of the petals yellow. A native of western North America. 12. DELPHINIUM. The Larkspurs are erect leafy annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, variously lobed or cut. Sepals 5, cohering below, the upper spurred behind. Petals 2 to 4, small, the two dorsal spurred within the spur of the sep^l, the two lateral spur- less or absent. Carpels 1 to 5. Natives of the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere. Named from BsXcplv, a dol- phin, from the form of the flowers. The species are very numerous and orna- mental, but there are only about six in general cultivation. The three following are the commonly cultivated annual species :— 1. D. Ajdcis.—A slightly-branched erect plant, about 18 inches high. This is the parent of the variously-coloured double and single ' Eocket Larkspurs' (fig. 14). It has long racemes and hairy follicles. South of Europe. 2. D. ConsQlida.—A more branched plant with shorter racemes and glabrous follicles. This is probably the parent of some of the garden varieties. S. Europe. 3. D. cardindle.—A beautiful scarlet- flowered species, 2 to 3 feet high. Native of California. Among the perennial species we may enumerate :— 4. D. eldtum (fig. 15). Bee Larkspur.— An erect plant, 5 or 6 feet high, with 5-lobed leaves and single

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