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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 84

84         The FLOWER-GARDEN dfplay'd.
OeptCtM. rents the Nails are of a reddilh Purple; and the Hammers
or Apices, yellow; the Bottom of the Flower, on which
they fland, is white, with a Ring about it of a reddith
Purple, and the outer Ring or Glory makes a Star like
Figure of the fame Colour. The Plant, as we have it
with us at prefent, is propagated by dividing the Roots
in March or April, jufl before they begin to tprout, for
the Stalks die down to the Ground every Year.
ProduFions,


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