Bulbs and seeds for fall planting - 1931 (1931) (20411402152)
Title: Bulbs and seeds for fall planting : 1931
Identifier: bulbsseedsforfal1931dmfe (find matches)
Year: 1931 (1930s)
Authors: D. M. Ferry & Co; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Seeds Catalogs; Bulbs (Plants) Catalogs; Vegetables Seeds Catalogs
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : D. M. Ferry & Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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FERRY-MORSE SEED CO, 15 AMARYLLIS There are few bulbs that are more satis- factory for indoor blooming than the Ama- ryllis. Each bulb produces two or three flower stems on which are several lily-like flowers of the most vivid colors in shades of vermilion, crimson, scarlet and pink. Plant the bulbs, which are very large, in pots one to two inches larger in diameter and cover with soil only to the shoulder. Firm the soil well around the bulb, keep fairly cool and water sparingly until growth starts; they may then be brought into a warmer room. Where the winters are not severe they may be grown out of doors and left in the ground permanently. Belladonna Major. Large rose pink, trumpet-shaped flowers, borne in clusters. 25c each; $2.00 per 10. Vittati Hybrids. Immense flowers with petals of velvety texture. The colors range through shades of red, scarlet, pink and white. 65c each; $6.00 per 10.
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ANEMONES One of the most beautiful and showy flowers, axceedingly brilliant in color. Plant in October or November, four or five inches apart and cover one inch deep in a moist, rich, well drained soil, and then if well pro- tected by leaves or litter, very beautiful flowers may be expected. Make the soil rich and water frequently in the spring. The bulbs may be kept till spring, when, if planted early, they will do well. For forcing indoors, put three or four roots in porous, rich soil in a five-inch pot. Keep the pots in a cool situation until the roots are well started, when they may be removed to the place where they are desired to bloom. De Caen Mixed. The giant single variety. 70c per 10; $5.00 per 100. St. Brigid Mixed. Large semi-double flowers with finely divided petals. 80c per 10; $6.50 per 100. Anemone St. Brigid CALOCHORTUS (MARIPOSA TULIPS) Words convey only a faint idea of these beautiful little flowers. They are natives of California and are fine subjects for naturalizing among rocks or for shady locations. They come in dainty shades of lilac, pink, yellow and white. Plant the small bulbs in a light soil, 2 inches deep and 3 to 4 inches apart. Superb Mixture. 60c per 10; $4.00 per 100. Postpaid. CHIONODOXA (GLORY OF THE SNOW) An early flowering spring bulb, very desirable for use in borders or rock work. The charming small star-shaped flowers are borne loosely on a small spike four to five inches long and are of an attractive blue color. The bulbs should be planted about three inches apart. If planted in clumps where they may be left undisturbed they will continue to improve from year to year. Luciliae. Deep blue with white center. 40c per 10; $3.00 per 100. Sardensis. Rich gentian blue. 50c per 10; $3.50 per 100. Single and ten prices include postage. The 100 rate is by express at purchasers expense, one variety supplied at ten rates, and not less than 25at 100 rates. Not less than five of any