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.
"Subscriber, " Pittsburg, Pa. We cannot name your plant from the portion of a leaf sent. It is not a Wistaria, if the whole leaf has but three leaflets, as in the portion sent to us.
Amaryallis longifolia - A Sacketts Harbor correspondent sends us a dry, over-blown flower of what appears to be this plant, of which she says: " There are eighteen to twenty leaves, from a yard to two yards long, greatest width two inches and a half, rising from the trunk or body not a foot high; nape two feet, bearing from two to fifteen lilies. A very beautiful plant".