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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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g0          The FLOWER-GARDEN difplay'd.
OCtOber+ Winter; but in other refpe6ts is to be manag'd like Numb.
XV. in this Month.
Numb. XX. Evergreen Honeyfuckle.     This brings its
Bloffoms like other Honeyfuckles, of a fine Carmine
Colour on the Outfide, but white within.    It is cul-
tivated like the Honeyfuckle, Numb. XVII. of this
Month.
Numb. XXI. Leonorus, or Archangel Tree.       The
Plant here meant is a Green-Houfe Plant, which has
Leaves like Minth, and brings Bunches of Orange-colour'd
Flower, which make a good Appearance.    'Tis raied by
Cuttings planted in any of the Summer Months, in Pots
of light Earth.
Numb. XXII. Black Crane's Bill.      This Geranium
is a Dwarf, bringing thin large Flowers of a blue pur-
ple Colour, the Center white.     It is propagated by
fowing the Seeds in March or April, in light Earth.
This is not tender, but does well in a warm Situa-
tion.
Numb. XXIII. Scarlet Crane's Bill.   This is other-
wife called Geranium Sanguineum'; tis like the former,
Numb. XXII. except the Colour of the Flower, which,
in this, is Crimfon, tho' the Title is not fo.
Numb. XXIV. Marigold Tree. This is a kind of
Anemone-Spermos, whoe Flowers are fingle, and of a pale
yellow Colour. It makes a pretty Shrub, and is railfed
of Seeds fown in March or April, in fine Earth, and
loves a warm Expofare.
Numb. XXV. Musk Scabius. This brings its Flowers very
double, of a reddifh purple Colour, with Green in the
middle.


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