The Florist and garden miscellany Volume 3

9780217951203: The Florist and garden miscellany Volume 3

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1851 Excerpt: ... Barnes sent Aerides affine and odoratum, Stanhopea tigrina, Brassia Wrayae, the large-flowered Phalaenopsis, Saccolabium Blumei, and Oncidium Lanceanum. Mr. Beck's plants consisted of the larger variety of Oncidium ampliatum, O. luridum, and Harrisoniae, Dendrobium secundum, Cattleya Mossiae, Epidendrum vitellinum, calochilum, and phoeniceum; Aerides odoratum, and Galeandra Baueri. Mr. Mylam sent a handsome Cypripedium, apparently a variety of C. barbatum. In collections of 30 Stove and Greenhouse Plants, the first prize was awarded to Mr. Cole, gardener to H. Collyer, Esq., of Dartford; the second to Mrs. Lawrence of Ealing Park. In these groups were beautiful plants of Allamanda cathartica, Schottii, and grandiflora; Dipladenia splendens and crassinoda; Vincas, Ixora coccinea, Kalosanthes coccinea, Epacris miniata, Clerodendrons, Stephanotis floribunda, Sollya linearis, Ixora javanica, Kalosanthes versicolor. In the collections of 20, Mr. Green was first, and Mr. Taylor second. Among these were good examples of Stephanotis, Allamanda, Ixora, Pleroma elegans (not nearly at its best as regards bloom), and Echites. Various groups of.10 were produced. A first prize was awarded to Mr. Williams, gardener to Miss Traill of Bromley; and the second to Mr. Croxford. Among Cape Heaths, the following varieties were most conspicuous: Ventricosa grandiflora and V. magnifica, Shannoni, tricolor, retorta major, Cavendishii, Massoni, Bergiana, Obbata, Bothwelliana, Parmentieri rosea, inflata, Vernoni, Wilsonii, metulaeflora bicolor, ferruginea, mutabilis, ampullacea, Savileana, jasminiflora alba, Clusiana, and princeps. Among Single Specimens, the best were large and beautiful plants of Stephanotis floribunda from Mr. May, gardener to Mrs. Lawrence, and Leschenaultia form...

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