The Garden Guide

Book: A treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America,1841
Chapter: Section IV. Deciduous Ornamental Trees

Leaves of the lime tree

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The leaves of the lime are large and handsome, heart-shaped in form, and pleasing in color. The flowers, which open in June, hang in loose, pale yellow cymes or clusters, are quite ornamental and very fragrant. -Sometimes A scent of violets and blossoming limes Loitered around us; then of honey cells, Made delicate from all white flower bells. KEATS.