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Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... have known only in catalogues is like recognizing a celebrity in a crowd. The ‘Sunburst’ locust is said to keep its bright plumage throughout the summer, but at the end of July it seems to me that its glow is somewhat dimmed. September 15, 1957 osmanthus ong...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... catalogues is like recognizing a celebrity in a crowd. The ‘Sunburst’ locust is said to keep its bright plumage throughout the summer, but at the end of July it seems to me that its glow is somewhat dimmed. September 15, 1957 osmanthus ong-sought plants have a way of...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... smell like heliotrope, but to me it is more like vanilla. The tea olives outdid themselves this year. All through the late summer and fall Osmanthus fragrans, the sweet olive (first bloomed on August 21) was better than it had ever been before. The flowers are described as...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... heliotrope, and they really do. Next to V. fragrans is Osmanthus fragrans. Both of these went on blooming even when the temperature dropped to eighteen degrees. But the camellias have never been the same since the morning I found ice on the pool. Even the flowers of Camellia ‘Berenice Boddy’ are yellow in...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... to the evergreens. Those that look all right now may die later on, and those that are putting out new growth may give up the struggle if we have a hot dry summer or another severe winter. In that late March freeze that we had a number of years ago, my Osmanthus 0 fortunei lost a number of...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... evergreens. Those that look all right now may die later on, and those that are putting out new growth may give up the struggle if we have a hot dry summer or another severe winter. In that late March freeze that we had a number of years ago, my Osmanthus 0 fortunei lost a number of branches, but it filled...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... rostrata [E. camaldulensis] have turned from misty green to dirty brown and are beginning to shrivel. The banana shrub [Michelia figo] looks as if a forest fire had passed over bulbs, corms, and tubers 69 it, and all of the branches of the Osmarea [Osmanthus...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... high could not be dug anywhere in Georgia for less than two hundred and fifty to five hundred dollars. And anyway, he added, no one wanted to part with them for any price. Other broad-leaved evergreens sent to Dr. Nehrling were the banana shrub, the camphor tree, Ligustrum japonicum, Osmanthus...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...it, and all of the branches of the Osmarea [Osmanthus 0 burkwoodii ] are turning yellow at the tips. Quinces are still hung with brown rags, and so is my beautiful Prunus mume, which was in full bloom when the cold came. But this was a good winter until Groundhog Day, and I think that...
Published: 07 February 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-134
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
.... planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ (syn. Marigold, 30 O. arabicum) 56, 126–27 Maurandya Orchis mascula, 204 M. barclayana (syn. Asarina bar- Organic gardening, 216–18 claiana), 41 Osmanthus M. ereubescens (syn. Lophosper- O. 0 burkwoodii (syn. Osmarea...
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By William Lanier Hunt
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378778-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7877-8
...: abies, 163, 173; orientalis, Olive, flowering. See Osman thus 173; pungens, 163; rubra, 175 Olive, Fortune's. See Osmanthus fortunei Pilgrimage Garden Club, 142 Olive, Russian. See Eleagnus angustifolia...
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By Nancy Goodwin
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387190-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8719-0
... (swan’s neck), 34 Narcissus (cont.) Osmanthus x fortunei (tea olive), 200 N. ‘Rijnveld’s Early Sensation’, 79 O. heterophyllus, 242, 254 N. romieuxii, 254 Oxalis, 202 N. viridiflorus, 106 Overwintering plants...
Published: 07 February 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... smell of heliotrope, and they really do. Next to V. fragrans is Osmanthus fragrans. Both of these went on blooming even when the temperature dropped to eighteen degrees. But the camellias have never been the same since the morning I found ice on the pool. Even the flowers of Camellia ‘Berenice Boddy...
Book Chapter

By William Lanier Hunt
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378778-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7877-8
... compete with each other in the "gibbed" sections. Some of them are formidable! IO flowering olives The flowering olives (Osmanthus) are some of our choicest big evergreen shrubs. Gardens in the southern low country have always been famous for their "sweet olive" bushes, which...
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By Nancy Goodwin
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387190-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8719-0
... Butt’ and a medium purple-flowered seedling; Phlox subulata with flowers in lilac, blue, and pink; white Verbena canadensis; Erica x darleyensis ‘Furzey’ and ‘Arthur Johnson’; Crocus speciosus and C. laevigatus; Osmanthus heter- ophyllus; Viburnum tinus and V...
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By Nancy Goodwin
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387190-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8719-0
... deciduous shrubs but most trees are bare and we can see all the way across the flood plain. Buds beneath the chartreuse yellow leaves on Chimonanthus praecox are swollen, ready to open. Osmanthus heterophyllus blooms...
Book Chapter

By William Lanier Hunt
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378778-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7877-8
... hills and mountains. Sweet olive (Osmanthus fragrans) and loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) are known to be tender to temperatures below twenty degrees, so we plant them in protected places on the south or east sides of our houses or in protected chimney corners to avoid the cold northwest winds...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Goodwin
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387190-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8719-0
... glorious days with low humidity, temperatures in the seventies, and the smells of fall confirm the season. The fruity scent of tea olive, Osmanthus x fortunei, led me to the back of the Boxwood Border. My plant in Durham, grown from a small rooted cutting from a...
Published: 07 February 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... are beginning to shrivel. The banana shrub [Michelia figo] looks as if a forest fire had passed over bulbs, corms, and tubers 69 it, and all of the branches of the Osmarea [Osmanthus 0 burkwoodii ] are turning yellow at the tips. Quinces are still hung with...