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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 May],   pp. [unnumbered]-48


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46          The FLOWER-GARDEN difplay'd.
Map+     Numb. XXIV. Dutch yellow Ranunculus. This Flower
is very double, of a fine yellow Colour, tinged on the
Edges with a firong Crimfon Colour.   It is cultivated
in the fame manner as the Indian kueen Ranunculus, Numb.
XXI. of this Month.
Numb. XXV. Indian King Ranunculus.    This Flower
is more double than the Indian keen Ranunculus, but
has the fame Colours in it, only is thicker firip'd
with Crimfon.    It is cultivated in the fame manner
as the Indian ueen, Numb. XXI. of this Month, which
fee.
Numb. XXVI. ellow Globe Flower. This is likewife
call'd the Double Tellow Globe, and Ranunculus Globofus.
It brings its Bloffoms about a Foot and half high, feveral
upon a Stalk, of a bright yellow Colour, and continues
blowing a long time.   It is increas'd by dividing the
Roots in February and March, or in September or OFlober.
It profpers in an open Soil, and will bear either the Shade
or the Sun.
Numb. XXVII. Red Aufirian Rofe. This makes a
Plant like the Tellow Aujirian Rofe, but its Bloffoms
are vaffly more beautiful, for the Flower-Leaves are
of a bright Scarlet within-fide, tho' yellow without.
The Thrum in the middle, is yellow. This Plant muff
be cultivated like the Cinnamon Rofe, Numb. I. of this
Month.
Numb. XXVIII. cytifu Secundus clufji. This is a good
Shrub, and makes a pretty Ornament among the other
flowering Shrubs. It bears Spikes of yellow Flowers, of
the Shape of Pea-bloffoms; this will ripen good Seed,
which fhould be fown in March, in fine Earth j or you
may


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