Title: Capitol city seeds for 1944
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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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dolgiano's Selected flower Seeds SUPERIOR QUALITY Classification. Annual flowers grow from seed, bloom, and die in one year. Biennials bloom the second year and die. Perennials live on from year to year and generally do not bloom the same year the seed is planted. A. sig- nifies annual; B., biennial; P., perennial. R-G., means suitable for the rock-garden. Cultural Directions will be found on the back of each packet of flower seed. All Flower Seeds are mailed postpaid. Ageratum (Floss Flower) A., R-G. A splendid edging plant blooming all summer and fall. 650. Blue Ball. Improved. Large, deep rich blue flowers on 4 to 5-inch, mound-like plants. Pkt. 15c; rjoz. 60c; J^oz. $1.00. 651. Midget Blue. Silver Medal, 1940 All-America Selections. At last we have a dwarf Ageratum that will come uniformly dwarf and true to color from seed. The plants, about 3 inches high, smother themselves with little flowers of true Ageratum-blue. A sensational dwarf edging plant. Pkt. 20c; ^oz. 75c; Koz. $1.25. 652. Dwarf Varieties, Mixed. Shades of blue and white. Pkt. 10c; i^oz. 35c; J^oz. 60c Agrostemma P. 653. Rose of Heaven. Crimson bells are produced in profusion on silvery-foliaged, 18-inch plants during June and July. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 30c; ^oz. 50c. Alyssum A., P., R-G. Splendid low plants for window-boxes, edgings and spots in the rock-garden. Cut annual varieties back after blooming and they will repeat. 654. Little Gem. A., R-G. Dwarf, spreading plants about 4 inches high cover themselves with fragrant white bloom over a long period. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 35c; Hoz. 60c; oz. $1.00. 655. Procumbens (Carpet of Snow.) A., R-G. Each plant is a flat, compact mass of snow-white flowers 23^ inches high. Pkt. 10c; YiOT.. 25c; M©z. 45c; Y207.. 75c 656. Saxatile compactum (Basket of Gold). P., R-G. Hardy, bushy plants, 10 to 12 inches tall, are a mass of golden bloom in May. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 25c; 34oz. 45c; Koz. 80c 657. Sweet (A. maritimum). A., R-G. Trailing plants about 10 inches high with honey-scented white flowers. Pkt. 10c; Moz. 20c; Y2oz. 30c; oz. 50c 658. Violet Queen. A., R-G. Fragrant, rich violet-blue flowers on dwarf plants. Pkt. 10c; rjoz. 20c; Y&oz. 35c; Koz. 60c; y2oz. $1.00. Amaranthus A. Tall, ornamental foliage plants, some with showy flowers. Do best in full sun in rather poor soil. 659. Caudatus (Love-Lies-BIeeding). Drooping spikes of red flowers on 3-foot plants. Pkt. 10c; J-£oz- 20c; J/2OZ. 35c; oz. 60c 660. Molten Fire (Summer Poinsettia). Four-foot plants with bronzy foliage tipped with a fiery head resembling the poinsettia. Pkt. 10c; t^oz. 25c; J-ijoz. 45c; 34oz. 75c 661. Tricolor (Joseph's Coat). Spectacular leaves of red, yellow and green. 3 ft. Pkt. 10c; J/soz. 25c; J4°z. 45c; J^oz. 75c Anchusa A., P. 662. Capensis (Cape Forget-me-not). A. Azure-blue flowers during July and August. 1J^ ft. Pkt. 10c; )(oz. 25c; J-^oz. 45c; oz. 75c 663. Italica, Dropmore Variety. P. Gentian-blue flowers during July and August. 3 to 4 ft. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 25c; Moz- 45c; H°z- 75c Aquilegia (Columbine) P.,R-G. 664. Mrs. Scott Elliott's Hybrids. Graceful 2-foot plants with dainty, colorful flowers from May into July. This strain has delightfully long spurs and all the Colum- bine colors. A charming cut-flower. Plants appreciate protection from the wind. Pkt. 10c; tjOz. 60c; \-$oz- $1.00; Moz. $1.50. 28 655. Alyssum procumbens (Carpet of Snow). Pkt. 10c. 665. Antirrhinum (Snapdragon), Univer- sity of California Mixture. Pkt. 10c. F. W. BOLGIANO & CO., INC.
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