This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V20", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Among the silvery leaved plants now so popular for carpet bedding there are few tribes more useful than the Cen-taureas which give us so many good ones. Some years ago we noted the appearance of a beautiful variety in Europe, but it has been slow in getting into our country. A correspondent tells is he had it out last Summer, and that it stands the sun very well."We give with this an illustration of a leaf.