Bulletin of Popular Information - Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Volume 4

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Arnold Arboretum., 1918

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Page 31 - with yellow. Another interesting garden plant, P. Falconerii, which is certainly Asiatic and probably Japanese, has narrow lanceolate leaves and fragrant flowers in from one- to six-flowered racemes, and is distinct in the shape of its leaves and in its long narrow petals. The origin and history of this plant is not known. Hybrid Philadelphus. The first hybrid
Page 36 - growing naturally in the United States. The European Horsechestnut is another of the great trees of the world. It is as much at home here and grows to as large a size as it does in western Europe.
Page 48 - the handsomest of the late Autumn-flowering shrubs in the Arboretum. Its arching stems, light green leaves, and innumerable small pea-shaped rose-colored flowers, make it a beautiful object at this season of the year. Often confounded with other species and burdened with an almost hopeless load of synonyms, Indigofera formosa appears to be little known in gardens.
Page 7 - B. verruculosa and B. Gagnepainii, from which so much has been expected, have suffered seriously. B. Julianae and B. Sargentiana will probably not recover, and there is little hope that much garden beauty will ever be obtained in this region from evergreen Barberries, for all the Mahonias which
Page 7 - Chinese climbing Honeysuckle (Lonicera Henryi), which had proved perfectly hardy until last winter and from which much was expected, has lost all its leaves, but as its stems are still alive it may recover. Teucrium chamaedrys and Salvia
Page 12 - baccata and M. prunifolia, which has generally been called M. cerasifera. It is one of the largest of these trees, and in good soil and with abundant space it can form a wide-branched, round-topped, shapely tree. The flowers are larger than those of other Asiatic Crabapples, pure white and fragrant, and the fruit
Page 22 - are the handsomest of the Cotoneasters discovered by Wilson in western China and perhaps the most valuable shrubs for the northern states which have been introduced by the Arboretum in recent years. Cotoneaster divaricata and C. nitens are both covered with their small pink flowers. The lustrous leaves of these plants are attractive through the season.
Page 12 - cerasifera and more fragrant perhaps than those of any other Apple-tree. Last week a good specimen of this Crabapple in the Peter's Hill Collection was covered with flowers which perfumed the air for a long distance. Another still little known species, Malus micromalus, has been unusually attractive with its small pink flowers.
Page 76 - mollis, 11, 59 vernalis, 10, 59 virginiana, 59 Harrison Rose, 27 Hawthorns, early-flowering, 15 handsome in the autumn, 53 Hemlock, Carolina, 2, 67 Chinese, 2, 68 Ground, 5 Hemlocks, dwarf, 71 Hercules' Club, 47 Hickory, Nutmeg, 11 Highbush Blueberry, 60 Holly, 6 Honeysuckle, Chinese, 7 Tartarian, 19 Honeysuckles, Bush, 18 Horsechestnut, American,
Page 40 - laevis. This is a common Elm in northern Russia and in some parts of Scandanavia, and occurs occasionally in Denmark and the Balkan countries. It has been growing in the Arboretum since 1888,, and is now fifty-five feet tall with a short trunk, a broad pyramidal head and dark green foliage.

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