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Identifier: childsbulbsthatb00john
Title: Childs’ bulbs that bloom : bulbs that bloom plants that please berries that bear
Year: 1920 (1920s)
Authors: John Lewis Childs (Firm) Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Commercial catalogs Seeds Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Catalogs Bulbs (Plants) Seeds Catalogs Seeds Catalogs Flowers Catalogs Fruit Seeds Catalogs John Lewis Childs (Firm) Commercial catalogs Nurseries (Horticulture) Vegetables Bulbs (Plants) Seeds Flowers Fruit
Publisher: Floral Park, N.Y. : John Lewis Childs, Inc.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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HC) John Lewis Childs, Inc., Floral Park, N. Y.

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A BED OF DOUBLE JAPAN IRIS Finest Double Iris Kaempferi The Great Japanese Iris These new Iris from Japan rival the Lily in stateliness,:he Peony in majestic beauty, the Orchid in marvelousdelicacy and blending- of colors, the Chrysanthemum inprofusion, and surpass almost every plant in size andkingly magnificence of flowers. A plant will send up tothe height of three feet a dozen flower spikes, eachspike bearing from two to four enormous blossoms eightto ten inches across and of the most delicate and beauti-ful colors, markings and combinations. Once planted inyour garden they are a joy for a lifetime without furthercare, blooming profusely in June or July. BEST SINGLE JAPAN IRIS Amethyst—Immense wide-spreading single flowers of fine substance. Color, light lavender or amethyst.Apollo—White, pink center. Blue Bell—Blue, veined white, center white zoned deepblue. Bluewing—Deep indigo-blue shaded purple, freely striped and flaked white.Distinction—Rarest and grandest color in

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Image from page 16 of “Childs’ combination catalogue for 1910 : flower seeds vegetable seeds summer bulbs hardy bulbs and plants house plants shrubs new fruits and dutch or full bulbs” (1910)
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Title: Childs’ combination catalogue for 1910 : flower seeds vegetable seeds summer bulbs hardy bulbs and plants house plants shrubs new fruits and dutch or full bulbs
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: John Lewis Childs (Firm) Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Commercial catalogs Seeds Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Catalogs Bulbs (Plants) Seeds Catalogs Seeds Catalogs Flowers Catalogs Fruit trees Catalogs John Lewis Childs (Firm) Commercial catalogs Nurseries (Horticulture) Vegetables Bulbs (Plants) Seeds Flowers Fruit trees
Publisher: Floral Park, N.Y. : John Lewis Childs

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Quilled German -Plants tall and branching, flowers beau-tifully quilled, and noted for the clearness of theircolors. Profuse bloomers. Mixed colors 5 New Rose—Tall sorts about two feet in height. One of theverv best varieties, and a profuse bloomer. Outerpetals are full recurved and inner petals beantifullyincurved and imbricated like the Rose. Mixed colors…10 Trauflauts Peony-Flowered—A valuable and standardvariety. The most perfect Peony type known. Tallgrowing, and bearing an enormous quantity of extralarge double flowers beautifully incurved and of everyshade from pure white to glowing crimson 5 Pink Branching—A beautiful variety of the large branch-ing type, with large flowers, the color of a bright Day-break Carnation. Stems long and stiff. A grand Asterfor cutting purposes, and for vase or decorative pur-poses of any kind it is unexcelled. Its color is simplysuperb and the flowers large and very full and double. .K SPRING CATALOGUE OF SEEDS, BULBS AND PLANTS FOR 1910. 7

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America —Not often do we have such a really superbNovelty to offer as this* It is an Aster with enormousdouble blossoms the exact color of Gladiolus America,a most exquisite though utterly indescribable light lav-ender-tinted pink, like the choicest Orchids. Not onlyis it large, profuse flowering, very double and perfectbut one of the earliest Asters to bloom. Most earlyvarieties are inferior in quality, but this while as earlyor earlier than any other is undoubtedly the finest inform and habit, as well as in color, of all new Asters… 15 Upright White—We consider this one of our very bestAsters, and offer a very select strain of seed. The flow-ers are great balls of mammoth size, pure white incolor, and produced on long, upright stems two feet ormore in length. In every way a first-class variety 10 Mohensollern White—The plant grows tall and branch-ing, bearing flowers of mammoth size on long stems.W« have cut many flowers on stems measuring fromeighteen to twenty-four inches

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