758 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: calla lily, camphor, candlewood, capsicum, carnation, cashew, castor-oil plant, catchfly, catkin, catnip, celandine, chamomile, checkerberry, chickweed, chicory, cinnamon, cinquefoil, cloudberry, clove, clover, cocoa, coffee, colocasia, comfrey, coreopsis, coriander, cornflower, cotton, cowbane, cowslip, crassula, creeper, crocus, and crowfoot.

Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis). 1, stamen; 2, pistil.

Bindweed

Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis). 1, stamen; 2, pistil.

Typical Forms of Corolla. 8, Infundibuliform (bindweed).

Bindweed

Typical Forms of Corolla. 8, Infundibuliform (bindweed).

Typical form of Corolla. 11, Rotate (borage).

Borage

Typical form of Corolla. 11, Rotate (borage).

Typical form of Corolla. 2, Polypetalous, regular (buttercup).

Buttercup

Typical form of Corolla. 2, Polypetalous, regular (buttercup).

Typical form of Corolla. 13, Cruciform (cabbage).

Cabbage

Typical form of Corolla. 13, Cruciform (cabbage).

Illustrated is cultivated cabbage in seed.

Cabbage in Seed

Illustrated is cultivated cabbage in seed.

Illustrated is a wild cabbage plant in seed. It is found on the Chalk Cliffs of England.

Wild Cabbage Plant

Illustrated is a wild cabbage plant in seed. It is found on the Chalk Cliffs of England.

Cacao is the plant that produces the cacao bean used for making chocolate.

Cacao

Cacao is the plant that produces the cacao bean used for making chocolate.

Herb plant belonging to the trachymene genus, native to Australia.

Trachymene Caerulea

Herb plant belonging to the trachymene genus, native to Australia.

A blue orchid, native to India.

Vanda Caerulea

A blue orchid, native to India.

Herbs containing round black seeds.

Solidago Caesia

Herbs containing round black seeds.

"Caladium is a genus of endogenous plants, the typical one of the family caladieæ. They are cultivated in greenhouses here, and flourish in warmer parts of the world. The leaves of the caladium are boiled and eaten in the West Indies."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Caladium

"Caladium is a genus of endogenous plants, the typical one of the family caladieæ. They are cultivated…

Genus of plants of the family Araceae.

Caladium

Genus of plants of the family Araceae.

The chantinii variety of caladium bicolor has a violet slender stalk. The blade is red-purple along the midrib. The plant is rosy at the center with very numerous, unequal spots between the nerves.

Chantinii Variety of Caladium Bicolor

The chantinii variety of caladium bicolor has a violet slender stalk. The blade is red-purple along…

Caladium chantinh leaves are brilliant crimson with white blotches. The leaves are margined with dark green.

Caladium Chantinh

Caladium chantinh leaves are brilliant crimson with white blotches. The leaves are margined with dark…

The stalk of caladium humboldtii is slender and two to three times longer than the blade. The blade is oblong and green along the margin. The blade has many large and small transparent spots between the midrib and primary veins.

Caladium Humboldtii

The stalk of caladium humboldtii is slender and two to three times longer than the blade. The blade…

Caladium maculatum leaves are heart shaped at the base. The leaves are spotted with clear white. This plant is found in South America.

Caladium Maculatum

Caladium maculatum leaves are heart shaped at the base. The leaves are spotted with clear white. This…

The belleymeii variety of caladium picturatum has greenish and violet slender stalks. The blade is white and translucent except the green veins and nerves.

Belleymeii Variety of Caladium Picturatum

The belleymeii variety of caladium picturatum has greenish and violet slender stalks. The blade is white…

Calandrinia menziesii flowers are a deep purple-crimson. The flowers grow alone on each stem. The flowers bloom June to September.

Flower and Habit of Calandrinia Menziesii

Calandrinia menziesii flowers are a deep purple-crimson. The flowers grow alone on each stem. The flowers…

Calandrinia umbellata flowers are a brilliant magenta-crimson color. The stems have many flowers. This plant blooms once every two years in the Summer.

Flower and Habit of Calandrinia Umbellata

Calandrinia umbellata flowers are a brilliant magenta-crimson color. The stems have many flowers. This…

Calanthe veitchii flowers are a rich, bright rose with a white throat. This flower is a hybrid, crossed between calanthe vestita and calanthe rosea.

Calanthe Veitchii

Calanthe veitchii flowers are a rich, bright rose with a white throat. This flower is a hybrid, crossed…

Calanthe veitchii flowers in the winter. The flowers are rose colored but there is also a white variety. It is a hybrid between the rosea and vestita varieties of calanthe.

Calanthe Veitchii

Calanthe veitchii flowers in the winter. The flowers are rose colored but there is also a white variety.…

Calanthe veratrifolia flowers are pure white except for the green tips of the sepals. Spikes are two to three feet high. The leaves are two feet long and a dark green with wavy margins.

Single Flower of Calanthe Veratrifolia

Calanthe veratrifolia flowers are pure white except for the green tips of the sepals. Spikes are two…

"Calathea villosa; 1. a flower cut open; 2. a transverse section of the ovary; 3. a perpendicular section of it; 4. a section of the seed of Canna; 5. a section of its embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Calathea

"Calathea villosa; 1. a flower cut open; 2. a transverse section of the ovary; 3. a perpendicular section…

Calathea veitchiana has a strong, loose, spreading habit and grows one to four feet tall. The flowers grow in pairs and are primrose-white.

Calathea Veitchiana

Calathea veitchiana has a strong, loose, spreading habit and grows one to four feet tall. The flowers…

The leaves of calathea veitchii are large and oval shaped. The leaves are a rich, glossy green with crescent shaped blotches of yellow.. Under the surface of the leaves is a light purple.

Calathea Veitchii

The leaves of calathea veitchii are large and oval shaped. The leaves are a rich, glossy green with…

The leaves of calathea zebrina are a velvety light green on the upper side, barred with greenish-purple. The under side of the leaves are a dull greenish-purple. This shrub grows two feet high.

Calathea Zebrina

The leaves of calathea zebrina are a velvety light green on the upper side, barred with greenish-purple.…

The common name of calathea zebrina is zebra plant. The plant grows one to three feet tall. The leaves are rich, velvety green with alternating bars of pale, yellowish green and dark olive green.

Calathea Zebrina

The common name of calathea zebrina is zebra plant. The plant grows one to three feet tall. The leaves…

The rhizome of calathea is tuberous. Pictured is a tuber of calathea.

Tuber of Calathea

The rhizome of calathea is tuberous. Pictured is a tuber of calathea.

Calceolaria herbeohybrida is a derivative of the herbaceous calceolarias. It usually grows two feet tall or less. The flowers come in many colors.

Calceolaria Herbeohybrida

Calceolaria herbeohybrida is a derivative of the herbaceous calceolarias. It usually grows two feet…

The viscosissima variety of calceolaria integrifolia is a sticky-hairy form with leaves attached at the base and showy flowers.

Viscosissima Variety of Calceolaria Integrifolia

The viscosissima variety of calceolaria integrifolia is a sticky-hairy form with leaves attached at…

Calceolaria violacea, violet slipperwort, has pale violet flowers spotted with deeper violet. Three flowers grow per stem. This shrub grows two feet tall.

Calceolaria Violacea

Calceolaria violacea, violet slipperwort, has pale violet flowers spotted with deeper violet. Three…

The common name of calendula officinalis is Common Marigold. The flower heads are orange. The flower blooms June to September.

Flowers of Calendula Officinalis

The common name of calendula officinalis is Common Marigold. The flower heads are orange. The flower…

The common name of calendula officinalis is pot marigold. Illustrated is a double flowered form.

Calendula Officinalis

The common name of calendula officinalis is pot marigold. Illustrated is a double flowered form.

Calendula officinalis prolifera is a garden variety of the common marigold.

Flower of Calendula Officinalis Prolifera

Calendula officinalis prolifera is a garden variety of the common marigold.

California poppy is a perennial that grows ten to twenty four inches high. The flowers are saucer shaped and open in the sunshine. It is native from Oregon to California, mostly along the coast.

California Poppy

California poppy is a perennial that grows ten to twenty four inches high. The flowers are saucer shaped…

Illustrated is a California privet from short cuttings. It is transplanted deep. The tips of the shoots are pinched when they are about three inches long.

California Privet

Illustrated is a California privet from short cuttings. It is transplanted deep. The tips of the shoots…

" Our engraving represents a wonderfully singular and beautiful plant, which grows among the mountains of California. " -Lupton

Twining Hyacinth of California

" Our engraving represents a wonderfully singular and beautiful plant, which grows among the mountains…

A black walnut, bearing edible nut; these trees are native to California.

Juglans Californica

A black walnut, bearing edible nut; these trees are native to California.

Wild grape species, common throughout California and southern Oregon.

Vitis Californica

Wild grape species, common throughout California and southern Oregon.

Caliphruria subedentata has white, funnel shaped flowers. The plant grows one and a half feet high.

Caliphruria Subedentata

Caliphruria subedentata has white, funnel shaped flowers. The plant grows one and a half feet high.

A leaf of the Calla Lily.

Calla Lily

A leaf of the Calla Lily.

Calla palustris is an aquatic plant. This plant grows six inches tall.

Habit and Detached Inflorescence of Calla Palustris

Calla palustris is an aquatic plant. This plant grows six inches tall.

The common name of calla palustris is water arum. It is a perennial, aquatic plant.

Calla Palustris

The common name of calla palustris is water arum. It is a perennial, aquatic plant.

"Calla palustris; 1. a flower; 2. a section of the ovary; 3. a perpendicular section of the ripe fruit; 4. a seed; 5. its longitudinal section." -Lindley, 1853

Marsh Calla

"Calla palustris; 1. a flower; 2. a section of the ovary; 3. a perpendicular section of the ripe fruit;…

Callicarpa japonica grows two to five feet tall. The flowers are pink or whitish. The fruit is violet.

Callicarpa Japonica

Callicarpa japonica grows two to five feet tall. The flowers are pink or whitish. The fruit is violet.

Callirhoe pedata grows one to three feet tall. The flowers are red-purple, cherry-red, varying to lilac.

Callirhoe Pedata

Callirhoe pedata grows one to three feet tall. The flowers are red-purple, cherry-red, varying to lilac.

Callistemon lanceolatus grows six to twelve feet tall. The flower spikes are two to four inches long and bright red.

Callistemon Lanceolatus

Callistemon lanceolatus grows six to twelve feet tall. The flower spikes are two to four inches long…

Callistemon speciosus flowers are scarlet. The flowers bloom March to July. This shrub grows between five and ten feet high.

Callistemon Speciosus

Callistemon speciosus flowers are scarlet. The flowers bloom March to July. This shrub grows between…

The common name of callistephus is China Aster. The flower heads are dark purple. Each branch has a single head.

Flower-Heads of Callistephus Chinensis Vars

The common name of callistephus is China Aster. The flower heads are dark purple. Each branch has a…

Upper leaves shorter and broader.

Callitriche

Upper leaves shorter and broader.

Calluna vulgaris has small, rosy pink flowers. The flowers are sometimes white. The plant grows between half a foot and three feet tall.

Calluna Vulgaris

Calluna vulgaris has small, rosy pink flowers. The flowers are sometimes white. The plant grows between…

Calochortus albus grows one to two feet tall. The flowers are round and closed. The flowers are delicately fringed with hairs.

Calochortus Albus

Calochortus albus grows one to two feet tall. The flowers are round and closed. The flowers are delicately…

The flowers of calochortus gunnisonii are light blue or almost white. The flowers are delicate yellowish green below the middle, purple banded at the base, and bearing a band of green hairs across each petal.

Calochortus Gunnisonii

The flowers of calochortus gunnisonii are light blue or almost white. The flowers are delicate yellowish…

Calochortus obispoensis is a tall, slender, and branching plant. The flower petals are yellow, verging to red at the tip. The sepals are orange brown.

Calochortus Obispoensis

Calochortus obispoensis is a tall, slender, and branching plant. The flower petals are yellow, verging…

Calochortus is commonly known as the mariposa lily. The flowers are large and white with a yellow base. The flowers are deeply stained with crimson and each segment is blotched with crimson.

Flowers and Leaves of Calochortus Venustus

Calochortus is commonly known as the mariposa lily. The flowers are large and white with a yellow base.…

The flowers of the calodendron capensis tree are flesh colored. The tree grows forty feet tall. This tree is found in South Africa.

Calondendron Capensis

The flowers of the calodendron capensis tree are flesh colored. The tree grows forty feet tall. This…

The common name of calonyction aculeatum is moonflower. The stem grows ten to twenty feet high and has milky juice. The flowers are fragrant and usually close in the morning.

Calonyction Aculeatum

The common name of calonyction aculeatum is moonflower. The stem grows ten to twenty feet high and has…

Calophaca wolgarica grows two to three feet tall. The flowers bloom in June and July.

Calophaca Wolgarica

Calophaca wolgarica grows two to three feet tall. The flowers bloom in June and July.

Plant small, less than 4dm tall; flowers yellow.

Caltha

Plant small, less than 4dm tall; flowers yellow.