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Title: Capitol city seeds for 1944
Identifier: capitolcityseeds19fwbo_1 (find matches)
Year: 1944 (1940s)
Authors: F. W. Bolgiano & Co; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs; Bulbs (Plants) Catalogs; Vegetables Catalogs; Garden tools Catalogs; Seeds Catalogs
Publisher: Washington, D. C. : F. W. Bolgiano
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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Antirrhinum (Snapdragon) A. One of the " easy-to-grow" flowers, blooming continuously during summer and fall. Plants are perennial in the South. 665. University of California Mixture. A mixture of Rust-resistant Snapdragons similar to the Majus grandi- fiorum type and containing a full range of colors. Per- fected by the University of California after years of testing. The mixture contains all the most desirable colors and is almost totally rustproof. 2J^ ft. Pkt. 10c; VS07.. 75c; J^oz. SI.25; y2oz. $2.00. 666. Rosalie. (Majus grandiflorum.) Bronze Medal, 1940 All-America Selections. Rust-resistant, base- branching plants produce 6 to 8 huge spikes of large, rich deep rose flowers with an underlying tone of amber. _ iy2 ft. Pkt. 25c; ^oz. 50c; ^oz. 75c; ^oz. $1.25. 667. Tall Giant. (Maximum or Super Giants.) The tallest Rust-resistant Snapdragons producing long spikes for cutting. A fine mixture of brilliant colors. 2% ft. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 50c; J^oz. 75c; Koz. $1.25. LARGE-FLOWERED HALF DWARF. R-G. (Rus'-resistant) Only 18 inches tall, this is a splendid type for bedding and spots in the rockery. Flowers are almost as large as those of the giant types. 668. Apple Blossom. Rose-pink with white tube. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 60c; J^oz. $1.00; ^oz. $1.50. 669. Firebrand. Brilliant crimson. Pkt. 15c; rjoz. 60c; J^oz. $1.00; i^oz. $1.90. 670. Purity. Fine white. Pkt. 20c; t^oz. 75c. 671. Mixed. All colors. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 35c; )^oz. 60c. Asters A. Asters provide the finest of long-stemmed cut-flowers during late summer and fall. They should be planted in a different location each year. American Branching, Vick's Wilt-resistant Strain. Robust, branching plants, 2J^ to 3 feet tall, bloom in early September. The large double flowers have fine form. Our Selected Stocks of them are the best money can buy. 672. Azure-Blue. 673. Crimson. 674. Purple (Dark Blue). 675. Shell-Pink (Mary Semple). 676. White. Any of above Asters, pkt. 10c oz. $1.75 V8oz. 35c; Vioz. 60c; 677. American Branching, Mixed. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 30c; Moz. 50c; oz. $1.60. CALIFORNIA GIANTS Large full flowers of the Crego type with broad petals beautifully curled and interlaced. The 3-foot plants bloom from late summer until frost with \y% to 2-fool stems. 678. Deep Rose. 679. Peach Blossom. 680. White. Any of above Asters, pkt. 10c; Vioz. 60c; Vioz. $1.00 681. Mixed. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 50c; J^oz. 90c 682. California Sunshine. The 4 to 5-inch flowers have a single row of long narrow petals which contrast with the unique yellow center disc of quill-like petals, each tipped with a four-pointed star. Mixed colors. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 60c; ^oz. $1.00; )^oz. $1.75. 683. El Monte. (Super-Giant.) The Super-Giants are the largest of Asters and EI Monte is a beautiful specimen. The daintily interlaced crimson petals form a fluffy bloom 6 inches or more across. Plants are 2^2 feet tall and bloom very early. Pkt. 15c; x/%ox. 60c; Moz- $1-00; J^oz. $1.85. 684. Heart of France. (Wilt-resistant.) The reddest of all red Asters. Medium-sized flowers of rich dark red. Blooms in late August on \y2 to 2-foot plants. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 60c; i^oz. $1.00; J^oz. $1.75. IMPROVED CREGO (Wilt-resistant) The Crego is an Aster of truly beautiful form and this Improved Wilt-resistant type is a great advance. Strong, branching 2!/2-foot plants are generous with their splen- didly formed flowers in mid-September. 685. Azure-Blue. 688. Purple (Dark Blue). 686. Crimson. 689. White. 687. Pink. Any of above Asters, pkt. 10c; '/soz. 35c; Vioz. 60c; oz. $1.75 690. Improved Crego, Mixed. Pkt. 10c; Hoz. 30c; Koz. 50c; oz. $1.60 ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO MARKET CHANGES WASHINGTON, D. C.
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Centaurea Cyanus (Bachelor's Button) Pkt. 10c 696. Blue Lace Flower (Didiscus caerulea) Pkt. 10c.

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  • booksubject:Nurseries_Horticulture_Catalogs
  • booksubject:Bulbs_Plants_Catalogs
  • booksubject:Vegetables_Catalogs
  • booksubject:Garden_tools_Catalogs
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