The Botanist's Companion, Volume II eBook

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99 ---------- white Datula stramonium 100 Spinage strawberry Blitum virgatum 101 Sunflower tall Helianthus annuus 102 --------- dwarf Helianthus annuus 103 --------- double Helianthus annuus 104 Sultan sweet purple Centaurea moschata 105 ------ white Centaurea moschata 106 ------ yellow Centaurea suaveolens 107 Toadflax three-leaved Antirrhinium triphyllum 108 Trefoil crimson Trifolium incarnatum 109 Venus’s Looking-glass Campanula speculum 110 -----Navelwort Cynoglossum linifolium 111 Xeranthemum yellow shining Xeranthemum lucidum 112 ----------- white Xeranthemum annuum 113 ----------- purple double Xeranthemum annuum 114 Zinnia yellow Zinnia pauciflora 115 ------ red Zinnia multiflora 116 ------ elegant Zinnia elegans 117 ------ violet-coloured Zinnia tenniflora 118 ------ whorl-leaved Zinnia verticillata

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SECTION XIX.-BIENNIAL FLOWERS.

Biennial Flowers, i.e. such as do not bloom the same year they are raised from seeds.

These should be sown in the month of May or June, and let remain in the place till the month of September, when they should be planted into beds, and in the following spring placed out where they are to flower.

1 Canterbury Bells                 Campanula media
2 Iron-coloured Foxglove           Digitalis ferruginea
3 Hollyoak                         Alcea rosa
4 Honesty                          Lunaria rediviva
5 Stocks red Brompton              Cheiranthus incanus
6 ------ white ditto               Cheiranthus incanus
7 ------ purple ditto              Cheiranthus incanus
8 ------ Queen                     Cheiranthus incanus
9 ------ Twickenham                Cheiranthus incanus
10 Wallflower	                   Cheiranthus fruticulosus

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SECTION XX.-TENDER ANNUAL FLOWERS.

Such as are usually sown in hot-beds in the months of February or March, and grown in the stove or green-house after the removal of the plants in the summer months, for which purpose they are very ornamental.

ENGLISH NAMES LATIN NAMES

1 Amaranthus three-coloured            Amaranthus tricolor
2 ---------- two-coloured              ---------- bicolor
3 ---------- globe white               Gomphrena globosa
4 ---------- purple                    Gomphrena globosa
5 Balsam                               Impatiens Balsamita
6 ------ scarlet                       Impatiens coccinea
7 Striped double white
8 Browallia blue                       Browallia elata
9 --------- white                      Browallia elata
10 Cacalia scarlet                     Cacalia coccinea


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