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The flower-garden display'd: in above four hundred curious representations of the most beautiful flowers, regularly dispos'd in the respective months of their blossom, curiously engrav'd on copper-plates from the designs of Mr. Furber and others, and coloured to the life: with the description and history of each plant and the method of their culture, whether in stoves, green-houses, hot-beds... ; very useful, not only for the curious in gardening, but the prints likewise for painters, carvers, japaners, &c. also for the ladies
(1732)

Productions of the month of September,   pp. 76-84 ff.


Page 76

76          The FLOWER-GARDEN dfplay'd.
Produflions of the Month of S E P T E M B E R.
Sptett Numb. I.      E D Sow-Bread, or Cyclamen.  This is a
R   .Plant which has a Turnip-Root, and
fine Leaves, variegated with White and Green.   The
Flower of this Kind is of a Peach-bloffom  Colour.  It
is but a low Plant, fcarce rifing four Inches above
Ground.   This loves a light Soil, and warm   Expo-
fare; and is propagated by Seeds fown in March or
April.
Numb. II. White Sow-Bread, or Cyclamen. This Plant
only differs from the former in bringing its Flowers of a
white Colour, and the Culture is the fame. See Numb. I.
of this Month.
Numb. III. White Corn Marigold.  It is meant by this
Name of Mr. Furber's, that it is the Double white Corn Ma-
rigold, which brings very double Flowers, all white. It
is raifed from Seeds fown in March, in fine Earth, and
warm Situation, and may be increas'd by Cuttings plant-
ed in fine Earth, in any of the Summer Months, when
the young Shoots appear.
Numb. IV. New Tree Primrofe.. This' comes from Ca-
rolina, but is not a Tree, tho' it is call'd fo.  When it is
in Flower, it bloffoms about three Foot high, with Spikes
of yellow Flowers, fomewhat like the Primrofe Flower.
It is railed by lowing the Seeds in March or April, in a
fine Earth, and a warm Situation.
Numb. V.
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