Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . nise;April to June. Fruit none in England.Decaying leaves reddish brown, dropping inJune. A compact, many-stemmed, bushy, ever-green, slow-growing shrub, attaining, in theneighbourhood of London, the height of 6 or8 feet or upwards, and flowering every year.The leaves are oblong-lanceolate, quite entire,pointed at both extremiti

Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . nise;April to June. Fruit none in England.Decaying leaves reddish brown, dropping inJune. A compact, many-stemmed, bushy, ever-green, slow-growing shrub, attaining, in theneighbourhood of London, the height of 6 or8 feet or upwards, and flowering every year.The leaves are oblong-lanceolate, quite entire,pointed at both extremiti Stock Photo
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Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . nise;April to June. Fruit none in England.Decaying leaves reddish brown, dropping inJune. A compact, many-stemmed, bushy, ever-green, slow-growing shrub, attaining, in theneighbourhood of London, the height of 6 or8 feet or upwards, and flowering every year.The leaves are oblong-lanceolate, quite entire, pointed at both extremities, smooth, shining, and, in common with the whole plant, have arich reddish hue. The flowers are numerous, solitary, and terminal; and bear some generalresemblance to those of Calycanthus floridus.The manner in which the plant is propagatedin the London nurseries is, generally, by form-ing stools of it in a cold-pit, and laying downthe shoots, which require two years to rootsufficiently to admit of their being separatedfrom the parent plant; but it is sometimespropagated by cuttings both of the young andof the old wood. This ver handsome ever-green shrub is sufficiently hardy to have re-sisted the winter of 1837-8, in several situationsin the climate of London.. Uiciuni iTondAnum. Order III. MAGS Oh LrCEJE. Ord. Char. Calyx of 3 deciduous sepals. Corolla of 3—12 petals, dis-posed in threes. Anthers adnate, elongated. Carpels numerous, disposedalong a spiked axis. Leaves destitute of pellucid dots, stipulate when young.Stipules convolute, and enclosing the unexpanded leaves. — Evergreen anddeciduous trees and shrubs, chiefly natives of warm climates. Leaves simple, alternate, stipulate, evergreen or deciduous; oblong, notdotted, more or less corjaceous, articulated distinctly with the stem, and, when expanding, rolled together like those of i^icus. Flowers large, mostlywhite or yellowish. Seeds roundish, large, red or brown.—The speciesliardy in British gardens are included

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