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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 October],   pp. [unnumbered]-92


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The FLOWE R-GARDEN               dfplay'd.         87
brings bright blue Bloffoms; every bit of this will grow, October.
but the common way of propagating it is to part the
Roots in February or March, or in the Autumn Months.
It loves a light dry Soil.
Numb. VIII. Trumpet Flower. The Indian Name of
this is Maxachittle, and comes to us from Malabar. It
is a Plant 1o hardy, that it will grow againft a well-
expofed Wall; but it muft be nail'd to it, for it can-
not fupport it felf. This brings its Bloffoms at the End
of the Shoots, of an Orange Colour, five or fix to-
gether. *1t is propagated by planting the Cuttings of it
in Tebruary or March, in fine light Earth, in a warm Ex-
pofure; or may be raifed from Layers at the fame Seafon,
or it the Autumn Months.
Numb. IX. Camomile Double. This is a Dwarf Plant,
like the common Camomile, but only differs from it in
having double Flowers, which are white, with a lit-
t1e Green in the middle.  'Tis propagated by planting
the Runners or Offsets -n February or Marcds, or in the.
Autumn Months.-
Numb. X. Semper Aguflus Auricula.    This has a
good Eye, and is ftriped with a deep Carmine Colour
on a white Ground. It is to be propagated like the Au
ricula call'd the Royal Widow, Numb. I. in the Month of
March.
Numb. XI. Indian Tobacco. By the rigure, and by my
own Knowledge of Mr. Furber's Undertaking, this is the
comron Virgiia Tbacco, but as I am obliged to keep
firi6ly to the Names mentioned in his Plates, I have
no more to fay in this Article, but it is a Plant which
grows about five Foot high, with Bunches cf Bloffons
of


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