Edwards, John, b. 1742 / A select collection of one hundred plates: consisting of the most beautiful, exotic and British flowers which blow in our English gardens: accurately drawn and coloured from nature, with their botanic characters, and a short account of their cultivation, their uses in medicine, with the Latin and English names
[Sweet Canada raspberry; The scarlet flowering horse chesnut], pp. Plate 45-24
[Tinus; Common tulip], pp. 24-Plate 48 ff.
woody, fending out feveral Branches, which fpread out on fhaped Leaves, compofed of five or fix fpear-fhaped Lobes, the Foot-Stalk ; they are of a liglt Green, ,iaving a rouj thefe have long Foot Stalks, and itand oppofite on the BraJ Spikes, at the end of the Branches, ftanding upon long n tubulous Flowers, fpread open at the Top, where the Petal Appearmnce of a Lip FIowe, tey areof a briht reda CoJou times ripen in Autumn. Mill. Gard. Did. P L A T E Dihurnum. Lin. Gen. Plant. 370- l THE Charafers are, THE Flower has a fmall permanent Empalement, as A Bell-0haped Petal, cut at the brim into five obtufi Segment %haped Stamina, C, the length of the Petal, terminiated by D, fituated under the Flower, having no Style, but the f crowned by three obtufe Stigmas, reprefented at E ; the G with one Cell, inclofing one hard roundifh Seed. Tuss Genus of Plants iis ranged in the third Senior TANDRIA TgRYQYRIA, which includes thofe Plants whofe Parts. THIs Specie is, VIBURNUM (Tinus) foliis ovatis integerrimis, ramifica Plant. 267. Wayfaring-Tree with oval entire Leaves, whoIf under Side. Tinus prior. Clus; Hit. 49.l Hairy-leaved La THis Sort is the Lauruffinus with fmall Leaves, which of this are feldom more than two Inches and a halfIong, an at their bafe, but end in acute points ; they are veined and lucid a green Colour on their upper Side. The Umbels of continuing all the Winter in Flower. This is propagate4 I put out Roots very freely, fo that when they are laId down i Time twelve Month, when they fhuld be taken off fron where they are to remain. #ill. Gard. Dia. P L A T E Tulijpa. Tourn. In/i. R. H. 373 3-Tab. b 99. THE Chararters of this are exhibited in Page 9. This Speci is, TULIPA (Gefneriana),flore ereftoo, f6liis ovato-lanceolat eret Flower, and oval fpear-ihaped Leaves, common Tulip This fort is a Variety of the common Tulip, and called white, firiped with purple, and efleemed a good Flower b are more valued, according to the peculiar Tafl of Floriffs for what rome Perfonsvalue at a confiderable Rate, others Variety of new Flowers obtained from Breeders, thofe that ; ties to recommend them, are thrown out and defpifed ; I 11 good Tulip. x, It fbould have a tall ftrong Stem. 2. The within and three without. 3. Their bottom fhould be propc fhould be rounded off, and not terminate in a Point. -. T turn inward, nor bend outward, but rather ftand eret, and neither over large, nor two fmall. 5. The Stripes lhould be of the Flower. When a Flower has all thefe P1roperties, i
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