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Page 1022 - GOD ALMIGHTY first planted a Garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross...
Page 1022 - and it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which, buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks; and a man shall ever see that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately, sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.
Page 975 - ... itfelf greatly on all fides by offsets. Mr. BARTRAM defcribes the flowers as being at firft of a crimfon colour, changing more purple with age, and finally turning brown, but not falling off. In our plant and in another we faw at Mr. HIBBERT'S, the flowers were white with a grcenifh tinge when young.
Page 1003 - Auftriaca, by whom alfo it was introduced into the Kew Gardens in 1776. Is a hardy ornamental herbaceous plant ; requires little or no trouble in its culture, growing in almoft any foil or fituation, not occupying much room, nor trefpaffing on its neighbours ; and is eah'ly propagated by parting its roots in the fpring or autumn.
Page 975 - Infiorefcence a compound panicle : flowers white, growing on fhort pedicles collected into fmall cymes on the fides of the branches of the panicles ; many of the branches are terminated with one, two, fometimes three large fterile flowers, on long pedicles ; but from the fliape of the panicle thefe fterile flowers do not form a radius, as in HYDRANGEA radiata.
Page 1003 - Ger. emac. 478. /. 13. There is a confiderable affinity betwixt this fpecies and the LYTHRUM Salicaria, or Purple Willow-Herb, a common Britifh plant, growing by the fides of rivers, ditches, and ponds, and...
Page 975 - See his obfervations on this fubjeft in Annals of Botany , vol. ii. p. 31. Our drawing was made from a fine plant, fent us in flower, by Mr. LODDIGES, in June laft.
Page 975 - ... two, rarely three, large, obovate, obtufe. In the fterile flowers the calyx is very much enlarged, and confifts of four four flat, petal -like, fomewhat unequal leaflets, in the centre of which is a fmall globular imperfect corolla with a few flamens.