Carnations and Pinks
This 1911 work, written by three British expert cultivators of the carnation, includes a "Calendar of Operations," a month-by-month description of plants in four varieties: Border Carnations and Picotees; Malmaison Varieties; Perpetual-flowering Varieties; and Pinks. The book includes eight black-and-white plates of carnations.
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