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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Dianthus (Pinks) a.,p.,R-g. Brilliant flowers all summer and fall. Most varieties are about a foot tall, are splendid bed and border plants, fine rock-garden specimens and desirable for cutting. 745. Annual Pinks, Double, Mixed. A. Lovely fringed flowers of all colors. Pkt. 10c; K°z. 35c; Hoz- 60c; oz. $1.00. 746. Annual Pinks, Single, Mixed. A. Large flowers 2 to 3 inches across, brilliantly colored and delightfully cut and fringed. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 30c; J^oz. 50c; oz. 90c. 747. Plumarius (Pheasant's Eye). P. Single, fringed, clove-scented flowers of pink and white in great profusion during May and June. Low, spreading plants. Pkt. 10c; 3^oz. 50c; oz. $1.00. Digitalis (Foxglove) B. 748. Gloxiniaeflora. Plants 3 to 4 feet high with long spikes of tubular, thimble-like flowers of various colors. The "thimbles" are heavily spotted inside. Pkt. 10c; Hoz. 35c; )4oz. 60c; ^oz. SI.00. Dimorphotheca aurantiaca (African Daisy) & 749. Golden West. The 2J^-inch golden flowers have a dark disk and halo. Nice cut-flowers. They need a dry, sunny location and bloom most of the summer and fall. 15 in. Pkt. 10c; ^oz. 40c; Moz. 75c; J^oz. $1.35. Dusty Miller A. (Cineraria maritima candidissima) 750. Attractive silvery green Iaciniated foliage. Fine for edging borders and in hanging baskets. Pkt. 15c; i^oz. 50c; ysoz. 90c Eschscholtzia (California Poppy) A.,R-G. Easily-grown annuals to be sown where they are to remain and thin to stand 12 inches apart. Do not try to transplant them. Plants are low and spreading, with Fine-, cut foliage. Blooms all summer. 751. Golden West. Bright yellow flowers with orange centers. 752. Mixed. A wide range of colors including shades o» crimson, pink, and orange-scarlet. Any of above Eschscholtzia, pkt. 10c; x;\oz. 30c; Hoz. 50c. Euphorbia A., R-G. SZ. Variegata (Snow-on-the-Mountain). Plants grow to 2 feet and have green foliage margined with white. A popular border plant. Pkt. 10c; 34°z. 40c; oz. 75c. Feverfew P. 754. Alba plenissima. Two-foot plants with dark cut foliage and small, double, white flowers on good cutting stems. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 40c; Hoz. 75c. Forget-Me-Not P., R-G. 755. Myosotis alpestris. A lovely April-blooming, dwarf plant with blue flowers, useful for carpeting and planting among tulips. Prefers moist soil. Pkt. 15c; xtoz. 35c; J^oz. 60c; )<oz. $1.00. Four o'Clock (Marvel of Peru) A. 756. Mirabilis Jalapa. Bushy plants to 2)4 feet with myriads of red, yellow or white flowers. They get their name from the fact that the flowers open at about 4 p.m. standard time. Pkt. 10c; oz. 50c Gaillardia (Blanket Flower) A.,P. Border and bedding plants with showy flowers useful for cutting. They bloom from early summer into fall. 757. Indian Chief. A. Single, bronzy red flowers. A lovely cut-flower. Pkt. 10c; M°z. 40c; 3-^oz. 75c 758. Annual, Mixed. A. A fine mixture with reds and yellows predominating. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 40c; )^oz. 75c 759. The Dazzler. P. Large flowers of dark red with orange petal-tips. Striking. Pkt. 10c; )^oz. 40c; J^oz. 75c 760. Grandiflora, Mixed. P. Lovely single flowers with centers of shades of red and the outer petals yellow. Will bloom first year if planted early. Pkt. 10c; J^oz. 40c; Jioz. 75c Geranium zonale P. 761. Mixed. Treated as an annual when planted from seed as a garden plant but plants can be lifted and carried over winter indoors. Seed saved from choice varieties. Pkt. 15c; Jjoz. 50c; ysoz. 90c. 766. Gypsophila elegans alba grandiflora. Pkt. 10c.
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WASHINGTON, D. C. 33 Fragrance Do you grow flowers just to look at, or must they smell good, too? Mignonette with its unforgettable sweetness is not much to look at,— it would soon disappear from gardens if it should lose its fragrance,— while Heliotrope, another wonderfully fragrant flower, pleases as well with its beauty. Increase your garden pleasure by studying your flowers and grow for fragrance as well as beauty.
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