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The craftsman
Volume XXVII, Number 5 (February 1915)

Our friends, the plants: how we can grow them and what they can do for us,   pp. 498-507 PDF (3.3 MB)


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    Calceolaria, a compact, strangely lobed growth, with orchid-*
markings of blossoms, and heart-shaped leaves is another plait
which will thrive willingly in sunny windows and hold its mat
flowers for many weeks when placed away from direct light in th4
center of a dining table. They look as much like harmless littl
tiger kittens cuddled peacefully among green leaves as the blossonM
of the willows, like soft Maltese kittens scampering up a yellow stenaĆ½
There are several dwarf varieties as well as many giant ones, all
notable for freakishly rich coloring. A tiger-spotted superba and a
shrub rugosa are favorites for outdoor growing.
   Among the giant-flowered cyclamen, that greatest of all house
favorites, may be mentioned the Aigburth crimson, white perfection*
the Princess May, a white with rose tip; the lilac, peach blossom,
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