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Image from page 4 of "Ely's special bulb price list : Lilium harrisii, or true Bermuda Easter lily, hyacinths, narcissus, tulips, etc. for summer and fall delivery" (1896)

Title: Ely's special bulb price list : Lilium harrisii, or true Bermuda Easter lily, hyacinths, narcissus, tulips, etc. for summer and fall delivery

Identifier: elysspecialbulb1896zdef_0

Year: 1896 (1890s)

Authors: Z. De Forest Ely & Co; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection

Subjects: Nursery stock, Pennsylvania, Catalogs; Flowers, Catalogs; Bulbs (Plants), Catalogs; Nursery stock; Flowers; Bulbs (Plants)

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Z. De Forest Ely & Co.

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

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

 

 

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Liilium Hat»t»isii True Bermuda Easter liily. DI^HCT IJWIPO^TflTIOfl. Grorjun for us by Special Contract. W)eU-2Vlatured and properly.Ripened 13 nibs, Will be ready for Shipment about Julj/" 15tb to Rugust 1st. 25 charged at 100 rates; 250 charged at 1,000 rates. WE offer a most superior stock of this valuable forcing flower for florists. All who have used our LILTUM HARRISII have been pleased with the size and quality. They are especially grown by contract and selected with great care, and will be found unexcelled by any others and exactly as represented. Our sales have increased wonderfully from year to year. Our aim is to give you THE BEST BULBS that can be produced, and extend courteous, liberal dealings with our many customers. The TRUE BERMUDA EASTER LILY is one of the grandest bulbs that has been introduced in many years ; it can always be depended upon to yield an abundant and profitable crop of flowers; BULBS THAT MEASURE FROM 6 TO 9 INCHES IN CIRCUMFERENCE are the best size to force, and bear from 5 to 8 flowers, sometimes more; smaller bulbs bear only 2 to 3 flowers. They are early and flower quickly, and can be had in bloom by CHRISTMAS from bulbs planted as late as September. Many of our customers have found profitable sale for them at that time. Pot in October for best Easter results ; more flowers will be produced by the longer time, although satisfactory results have been obtained by potting as late as December 1st. LILIUM HARRISII are not only valuable for forcing, but equally desirable for planting in the garden. South of Washington they are entirely hardy, and will stand the winter north if covered with leaves to the depth of 5 or 6 inches. ADVANCE PRICES FOS 1896. FOR ORDHRS BOOKED J40W. Circumference in inches. Per 100. Per 1000. Original cases contain Extra " " 5 to 7 7 to 9 9 to II $2.25 4-50 IO.OO $2I.OO 42.OO 85.OO 500 Bulbs. 200 " 100 " BEWARE of Mixed Bulbs ;{;rown from Lilium Longiflorum, which flower much later. True Harrisii cannot be sold below our rates and size of bulb be maintained.

 

 

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