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
[Common peach tree with double flowers; Rhubarb with pointed hand shaped leaves], pp. Plate 97-49
[40 A T E Xcvif rh. 402. the Peach3 Tree. 4mygdalju. Lin. Gem Plant, 619i ited in Page 31, Plate 6tr peno. Tourn. Inlf. R. H. 625. Common Peach Tree with nt in a Garden early in the Spring, the Flowers being very large, )ur; this may be planted in Standards, and if intermixed with growth, will make an agreeable Variety; or it may be planted 'den, where the beautiful Appearance of its Flowers early in the Tree may be propagated by budding it upon the Almond Stock, t of Peaches, and fhould be planted in a good fre(h Soil, ,that is nic Writers have faid this Sort doth not bear Fruit, yet they a very fine Fruit4 A T T XCVIIL Rkabarhum. Tourn. InJ., R; ;89. a. iSA, The Rhuhar&, ited in Page 45, Plate 89i LtiS acutrlnatis, Lin. Sp. 5341 Rhubarb with pointed hand fhaped bý the Seeds were brought over to England, by Dr. MOUNSEY* from which fome Plants have been raifedi particularly one which Hampftead, which has flowered and produced a great Quantity ot plied feveral Perfons with ; the Figure here reprefented, is an exad ae to Perfedion in his Gardenj the Root of which has produced ery Refpea with that imported from abroad# for which valuable couragement of Arts, &c, voted him a gold Medal. This rifes to ards. It differs greatly in the Form of the Leaves from all the into many acute Segments, which fpread open in Form of a Hand, length, and the fame in breadth ; from between the Leaves arife times fix or eight, according to the Strength of the Plant, of a light ach Joint, the fame Shape as thofe below, but fmaller, fitting clofe talk divides into many fmall Branches, each fuftaining a Panicle or ds of this nmufi be fown in the Spring in Potsj and plunged into a following tranfplanted where they ate to remain, allowing fevert ;hts in a rich Soil not too mojil, and where there is a good depth foi eaves will be very large and their Roots grow to a great Size; the Lthered when ripe, and not permitted to fcatter, lell they fhould Roots will remain many vYears without decaying, ard when old, are Ris fo hardy to endure oum Climate in the coldeft Seafons. I do not ficient Quantity of this valuable Drug may be raifed, 1ot only to to export it to other Countries'
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