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Image from page 56 of "Beckert's seeds" (1922)

Identifier: beckertsseeds1922beck

Title: Beckert's seeds

Year: 1922 (1920s)

Authors: Beckert's Seed Store Beckert's Seed Store Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection

Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs Nursery stock Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs Flowers Seeds Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs Bulbs (Plants) Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Beckert's Seed Store

Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library



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Japanese Morning-Glories 3825 MIMOSA pudica. TA. The interestingSensitive Plant, the leaves of which fold as soonas touched. A neat ornamental plant for thehouse. 1 to 2 feet. Pkt. 5 cts., J^oz. 20 cts. 3829 MIMULUS moschatus (Musk Plant).HHP. A nice plant for pots or hanging-baskets;small, yellow flowers and fragrant ..foliage.Pkt. 15 cts. 3833 MINA lobata. HP. A vigorous, showyclimber with flowers borne in twin sprays. Thebuds are bright red; full flowers pale yellow.Pkt. 15 cts. MOMORDICA. HHA. Ornamental vines. 10 ft. 3838 Balsamina (Balsam Apple). Small, yellow-ish flowers followed by apple-shaped, goldenyellow, warty fruits. Pkt. 10 cts., oz. 45 cts. 3839 Charantia (Balsam Pear). Pear-shaped fruits;glossy green foliage. Pkt. 10 cts., oz. 45 cts.


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Myosotis palustris Beckerts Seed Store, 101 and 103 Federal St., N. S., Pittsburgh, Pa. FLOWER SEEDS BECKERTS PANSIES (HEARTSEASE) hhp Pansy Seed Has Been a Leading Specialty with Beckerts for Many Years. Our Strains Are Absolutely Unsurpassed Pansies prefer a light, rich soil and a partially shaded, cool, moist location but will thrive under less favorable conditions. In fact, anysoil and situation may be made to grow good Pansies, but if it is necessary to plant them in full sun exposure, mulch the beds in hot weatherand water them freely. With proper care, Pansies will bloom from early spring until late fall, although the flowers produced in midsum-mer are never as large or brilliant as those produced in the cool spring and fall months. Best results are obtained by sowing the seed in July or August and carrying the young plants over the winter in cold-frames or in asheltered spot in the garden, protected by a deep covering of straw or dead leaves. These plants will bear truly enorm



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