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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 FLOWER-GARDEN difplay'd.                         91
middle.   It may be increas'd by parting the Roots in Octoberk
March, or fowing the Seeds in the fame Month.
Numb. XXVI. Double-white Musk Rofe.     This is the
Virginia Clu/ler Rofe, which will bring long Spikes oF
Flowers, to the Number of an hundred, or two, or three,
and fometimes many more; I have computed above
feven hundred Flowers and Buds on one Sprig, at
Mr. Topham's at Windfor.   The Plant is propagated
like the cinnamon Rofe, Numb. 1. in the Month     of
May.
Numb. XXVII. Box-leav'd Myrtle. The Flowers of
this are fingle and white, full of Thrums tipt with a Straw
Colour; but the Buds before they open, are white, and
fhaded or dafh'd with Crimfon. 'Tis to be treated like the
Double-bloffom'd Mjrtle, and raiFed the fame way.
Numb. XXVIII. Michaelmas-Dai/y. This Starwort or
Afler is the firil that flowers; the Bloffoms are of a
fine blue Colour, with a yellow Thrum in the mid-
dle; it makes a fine Appearance, and is propagated
by parting the Roots in March or April.   It likes an
open Soil.
Numb. XXIX. Tellow     Paffon Flower.  This Plant
brings a very fmall Flower of a greenifh yellow Colour,
with a bluith green Circle about the Center.  It is railed
from Cuttings or Layers in March, April, or May; and
likes a light Soil and Moifture.
Numb. XXX. Hollyhock always Double.    T his brings
Flowers of a fine red Colour, very double, and is increas'd
from Seeds fown in March, or by dividing the Roots at
that time. It loves a light Soil.
N z          Numb. XXXI.
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