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Catalogue de fleurs

Milhaud (1920)

La violette

La violette cylope
Se force admirablement
D'un beau rouge Solférino.
Elle est parfumée,
Hâtive et vigoureuse.

Le bégonia

Bégonia Aurora,
Fleur très double,
Abricot mêlé de corail,
Coloris très joli,
Rare et curieux.

Les fritillaires

Les fritillaires
Aiment les endroits
Exposés au soleil
Et à l'abri du vent
Et des gélées printanières.

Pendant l'hiver

On les couvre.
On les appelle aussi
Îufs de Vanneau
Et Couronnes Impériales.

Les jacinthes

Albertine blanc pur.
Lapeyrouse mauve clair.
Roi des Belges carmin pur,
Roi bes bleus, bleu foncé.
Mademoiselle de Malakoff
jaune vif à bouquet.

Les crocus

Les Crocus se forcent en potées
Ou dans des soucoupes,
Sur de la mousse humide.
A la pleine terre,
Seuls ou mêlés
A d'autres plantes printanières.
Ils font un très bel effet.

Le brachycome

Brachycome Ibéridifola
Éoile bleu nouveauté,
Plante naine charmante
Couverte de fleurs bleues,
D'un bleu vif.

L'eremurus

Eremurus Isabellinus
Sa floraison est garantie.
La hampe de cette magnifique
Espèce atteint parfois deux mètres,
Ses fleurs sont d'un beau coloris
Entre jaune et rose
Et d'une longue durée.

Vous recevrez les pris
par correspondance.

Lucien Daudet

Flower Catalogue

 

The violet

The Cyclops violet
is most suitable for forcing
of a beautiful Solferino red.
It is perfumed,
early flowering and vigorous.

The begonia

Begonia Aurora,
very double flower,
apricot tinged with coral,
very pretty colour,
rare and unusual.

Fritillaries

Fritillaries
like those places which are
exposed to the sun
and sheltered from the wind
and from the spring frosts.

In the winter

they should be covered.
They are also called
Lapwings' Eggs
and Imperial Crowns.

Hyacinths

Albertine, pure white.
Lapeyrouse, pale mauve.
King of the Belgians, pure carmine,
King of the blues, dark blue
Mademoiselle from Malakoff
bright yellow and scented.

Crocuses

Crocuses are forced in pots
or in saucers
on moist moss.
In the open ground,
alone or among
other spring plants.
They make a very beautiful effect.

The brachycome

The Swan River Daisy,
blue star newcomer,
a charming dwarf plant
covered in blue flowers,
of a striking blue.

The eremurus

The Foxtail Lily
its flowering is guaranteed.
The flowering spike of this magnificent variety
sometimes reaches a height of two metres,
Its flowers are of a beautiful colour
between yellow and pink
and are long lasting.

You will receive the price-list
by post.

© translated by Christopher Goldsack

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