The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Cape of Good Hope Flowers

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832. The ornamental plants of the Cape are well known ; among them may be reckoned almost all our heaths, diosmas, pelargoniums, a profusion of genera belonging to the families of Irideï¾µ and Amaryllideï¾µ, the splendid Strelitzia, Mesembryanthemum, A'loe, Gnaphalium, Protea, and many other genera.