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7. Erythrònium Dens-cànis. Purple.
23. Erythrònium Dens cànis albi
Hòra. White. 24. Hepática triloba cær.-pl. Blue. 25. Cheiránthus ochroleucus. Pale
Yellow. 26. Sanguinària canadensis. White. 27. Meconópsis cámbrica. Yellow. 28. Ibèris sempervirens. White. 29, Narcissus minor. Yellow. 30. Corydalis nóbilis. Yellow. 31. Flumària formosa. Reddish. 32. I'ris vérna. Purple. 33. Cheiranthus Cheiri. Yellow. 34. Corydalis bulbosa. Purple. 35. Galánthus plicàtus. White. 36. Cròcus sativus. Yellow. 37. Scilla præ'cox. Blue. 38. Phlóx ovata. Pink.
List of Plants for the Flower-Garden fig. 50., which will flower from June lo
September. By Mr. Caie. 1. (Enothèra macrocarpa. Yellow. 19. Bouvárdia triphylla. Scarlet. 2. Verbèna spléndens. Dark crim- 20. Antirrhinum alpinum. Light pur
ple. 3. Sálvia chamadryoides. Blue. 21. Pelargonium compáctum. Scarlet. 4. Verbèna Thompsoniana. Whitish. 22. Petunia, the Germ. Dark purple. 5. Frogmore Pelargonium. Scarlet. 23. Alonsòa linearis. Red. 6. Bouvárdia coccinea. Scarlet. 24. Verbena Hendersoni. Purple. 7. Verbena, the queen. White. 25. Campanula carpática. Blue. 8. Calceolària angustifolia. Yellow. 26. Verbena Melin. latifolia, Scarlet. 9. Verbènateucrioides. Whitish pink. 27. Ivy-leaved Pelargonium. White. 10. Petunia erubéscens. Whitish pur
28. nothèra Drummondi, pegged ple.
down. Yellow, 11. Verbèna Tweedieana. Scarlet. 29. Tournefortia heliotropioides. 12. Calceolària rugosa. Yellow.
Pale lilac. 13. Campanula carpática. Blue. 30. Verbena teucrioides. White and 14. Verbena Stewartii.
31. Phlox Drummondü. Purple. 15. Verbèna Forstèri. Light crim. 32. Frogmore Pelargonium. Scarlet.
33. Verbèna ame'na. Dark lilac. 16. Tropæ'olum mìnus flòre plèno. 34. Senècio élegans. Purple. Orange and yellow.
35. Calceolària angustifolia. Yellow. 17. Petània triúmphans. Dark pur- 36. Verbèna, the queen. White. ple.
37. Verbena ignea. Scarlet. 18. Calceolària integrifolia. Yellow. 38. Verbèna Imriàna. Purple.
List of Plants for planting the Flower-Garden fig. 50. By Mr. Pringle.
Throughout the following arrangement, the plants mentioned first will be those for the first show of flowers. The low-growing plants or bulbs, called edgings, are to be planted in patches about 6 in. within the edgings of the beds ; and in order to assist the amateur, or those who have not been in the habit of providing for flower-gardens, I have given the probable number of each plant that will be required, or at least the number that will be necessary to fill the bed ; but, as the number required to stock a bed will often depend on the strength or weakness of the plants, sometimes two or three less or two or three more than I have mentioned may be required.
1. Bulbous Iris, 18 plants. Commelina tuberòsa, 27 plants. 2. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 patches. Standard Roses, 4 plants. German
Asters. 3. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 patches. Standard Roses, 4 plants. Gerinan
Asters. 4. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 patches. Mignonnette. Dahlias, 7 plants. 5. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 patches. Tulips, 200 roots. Scarlet Geraniums,
25 plants. 6. Edging of Yellow Crocus, 30 plants. Standard Roses, plants. Chry
seis cròcea, 7. Edging of Blue Hepatica, 14 plants. Carnations, 18 plants. 8. Edging of Heartsease, 26 plants. Dahlias, 7 plants. 9. Edging of Heartsease, 26 plants. Hyacinths Single, 200 roots. Shrubby
Calceolarias, 25 plants. 10. Edging of Purple Auricula, 30 plants. Standard Roses, 4 plants. Dwarf
Larkspur. 11. Edging of Purple Auricula, 30 plants. Double Anemones, 200 roots.
Nierembérgia linearis, 25 plants. 12. 20 select Herbaceous Plants in two rows, with a patch of Narcissus be
tween each plant, for an early bloom. 13. Narcissus between each plant, with patches of Fritillaria melèagris, &c. 14. Edging of Yellow Auricula, 30 plants. Standard Roses, 4 plants.
Schizanthus venustus. 15. Edging of Yellow Auricula, 30 plants. Ranunculus, 200 roots. Ana
callis Monélli, 25 plants. 16. Edging of Red Hepatica, 14 plants. Picotees, 18 plants. 17. Edging of Heartsease, 26 plants. Dahlias, 7 plants 18. Edging of Heartsease, 26 plants. Jonquils, 200 roots. Lobèlia pro
pínqua, 25 plants. 19. Edging of Blue Crocus, 30 roots. Standard Roses, 4 plants. Callióp
sis bícolor. 20. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 roots. Standard Roses, 4 plants. German
Stocks. 21. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 roots. Double Tulips, 200 roots.
Sálvia pàtens, 25 plants. 22. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 roots. Mignonnette. Dahlias, 7 plants 23. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 roots.
Bulbous Iris, 18 roots. Tigridia pavonia, 27 plants. 24. Edging of Snowdrop, 30 roots. Standard Roses, 4 plants. German
Stocks. 25. Edging of Striped Crocus, 30 roots. Standard Roses, 4 plants. French
Marigold. 26. Erythrònium Dens cànis, 14 roots. Pinks, 30 plants. 27. Polyanthus, 26 plants. Dahlias, 7 plants. 28. Van Thol Tulips, 200 roots. Salvia fulgens, 25 plants. 29. Hepatica, 30 plants. Standard Roses, 4 plants. 'Godètia rubicunda. 30. Turban Ranunculus, 200 roots. Heliotropium peruviànum, 25 plants. 31. 20 select Herbaceous Plants, in two rows, with a patch of Martagon Lily
between each two Herbaceous Plants. 32. 20 select Herbaceous Plants in two rows, with patches of Gʻladiolus
communis, or any other hardy species. 33. Single Anemones, 200 roots. Nierembérgia lineáris, 30 plants. 34. Hepatica, 30 plants. Standard Roses, 4 plants. Brachycome iberidi
folia. 35. Double Hyacinths, 200 roots. Petunia phænícea, 25 plants. 36. Double Primrose, 26 plants. Dahlias, 7 plants. 37. Scilla bifolia, 14 patches. Pinks, 30 plants. 38. Striped Crocus, 30 patches. Standard Roses, 4 plants. African Marigold.
a, Basin of Water, with an enriched sculptured vase in the centre, with jet
d'eau, or other contrivances that the proprietor may choose, according
to the head and supply of water that he has at command. b b, Figures, or Groups of Figures, emblematical of the beauties or riches
of the vegetable kingdom. c c, Vases, elevated on pedestals proportionate to the size of the vase, and
filled with handsome specimens of plants in flower, to be changed
when required during summer. dd, Beds of choice varieties of Fuchsias, or of choice Pelargoniums.
An Arrangement of Plants for the Flower-Garden fig. 50., by which, when the
Beds are once stocked, they will require very little annual Preparation to keep up the Stock of Plants ; and which may be suitable for some Gardens where there is not the Convenience of much Glass, and where it is desirable that the Whole should be kept up at comparatively little annual Expense of Labour. By Mr. Pringle. 1. Erica herbàcea. Kalmia of species. 2. Snowdrops. Early flowering Annuals. Dahlias. 3. Snowdrops. Early flowering Annuals. Dahlias. 4. Narcissus. Fuchsias. 5. Eranthis hyemàlis. Common China Roses, trained on a flat trellis. 6. Yellow Crocus. Delphinium of Species. 7. Gaultheria Shallon. Yellow Azaleas. 8. Fritillaria. Fuchsias. 9. Grape Hyacinth. Noisette Roses, on a flat trellis. 10. Auriculas. Herbaceous Plants mixed. 11. Polyanthus. Provence Roses, Dwarf. 12. American Plants mixed. 13. American Plants mixed. 14. Auriculas. Herbaceous Plants mixed. 15. Prímula farinosa. Scotch Roses, Dwarf. 16. Gaultheria procumbens. Azaleas, Red. 17. Gentiana acaulis. Scarlet Geraniums. 18. Erythronium Dens cànis. Bourbon Roses, on a flat trellis. 19. Crocus, Blue. Potentillas of different species. 20. Snowdrop. Early Annuals Dahlias, 21. Adònis vernàlis. Tea-scented Roses, on a flat trellis. 22. Orange Lily. Sálvia pàtens. 23. Andromedas of different species. 24. Snowdrops. Early Annuals Dahlias. 25. Striped Crocus. Phlox of species. 26. Vacciniums of species. 27. Pulsatilla vérna. Petunias. 28. Scilla bifolia. Hybrid China Roses, on a flat trellis. 29. Hepatica. Herbaceous Plants mixed. 30. Prímula cortusoides. Perpetual Roses, Dwarf. 31. Rhododendrons of different species. 32. Rhododendrons, Hybrids. 33. Alpine Auricula. Moss Roses. 34. Hepatica. Herbaceous Plants mixed. 35. Hyacinthus monstròsus.. Macartney Roses, on a flat trellis. 36. Gladiolus. Fuchsias. 37. Vacciniums of different species. 38. Striped Crocus. Pentstemon of different species. a a, b b, cc, as in the preceding arrangement. dd, Rose Pillars; or Roses trained on an umbrella or other fancy trellis.
Remarks. By each of the above arrangements a good bloom may be obtained during the flowering season ; and out of the two a third might be arranged. Thus, by taking the beds, 2. 3. 6. 10. 14. 19. 20. 24. 25. 29. 34. and 38. of the first arrangement, and joining them to the second, the garden would then be a rosary; by which, with a proper selection of successional kinds, with the bulbs and other plants used as edging to the beds, a regular supply of flowers might be obtained.-J. P.
(To be continued.)
Art. IV. Notice of a heating Apparatus in the Gardens of His
Grace the Duke of Wellington at Strathfieldsaye. By John Johnson, Gardener there. The apparatus (fig. 51.) consists of a stove (originally Dr. Arnott's) and two copper cylinders. The stove contains two copper boilers 1 ft. deep and 3 in. wide, which form the fire-box of the stove, out of which the boiling water flows by the top pipe into the cylinder, and returns by the lower pipe into the bottom of the boiler. The cylinders have each thirty tubes, 1 in. in diameter, extending through the whole length (amongst which the water flows), giving out an extent of heated surface
Fig. 51. Heating Apparatus at Strathfieldsaye. equal to the outside of the cylinder, and through which the air circulates. The dimensions are, stove 1 ft. 6 in. square, and 3 ft. 9 in. in height, including the ornamental cap on the top, which is 4 in. deep; cylinders 1 ft. 6 in. in diameter, and the same height as the stove, including the caps.
It consumes exactly one bushel of coke per day, the half of which is supplied every morning and evening. The water is supplied by a covered valve near the top of the cylinder, as seen in the figure. There is a small pipe for evaporation at the back part of the cylinder. The ornamental caps are movable, and conceal the tubes of the cylinders and the feed-hole of the stove. The smoke escapes by a tube at the back of the stove, communicating with a flue built in the wall.
There are two of the above apparatuses in the conservatory at this place, which is 67 ft. long, 27 ft. wide, and 21 ft. high, and which for the last four years has been sufficiently heated to preserve the plants from injury from cold or damp.
Strath fieldsaye, Feb. 11. 1843.