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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

Productions of the month of July,   pp. 58-66 ff.

Page 66

66         The FLOWER-G ARDEN                d/ay'd.
,Tf,  have Doubles come from the White and the Purple, or
Twickenham Stock, as well as the Ten-week Stock, which
may be cultivated in the fame way.
Numb. XXXI. Bean caper. This Plant bloffoms a-
bout two Foot high, with its Flowers fingle at the Joints;
they are of a pale yellow Colour, ftrip'd with Crimfon.
It is propagated by the Seeds (own in March, or may be
increas'd by Offsets tran(planted in March or April. It
loves a light Soil, and warm Expofure.
Numb. XXXII. White Oleander.     This makes fuch
another Shrub as the Red Oleander, Numb. XIV. of this
Month; but the Flowers are white as the Name feems to
exprefs; but the Middle of the Flowers are yellow, in
firipes from the Center. Its Culture is the fame of the
Red fort, Numb. XIV.
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