List of flowering shrubs

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List of flowering shrubs

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1 page

Description

A list of flowering shrubs presumably for Holywell Hall, Lincolnshire, England created by Mr. Wright. Check marks next to some of the items may suggest these were obtained for the property.

Thomas Wright of Durham was an astronomer, architect, instrument maker, gardener and architect who was known to have been involved with the gardens at Holywell Hall.

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[Recto]

List of Flowering Shrubs.
Mr. Wright 1760.

[Column 1]

Acacia ✓
Althea Frutex ✓ Hibiscus
Arbor Vitae ✓
Bladder Senna ✓
Bladder Nutt.
Bridgemans Variegated
Holly.

Cornish Cherry
double blossomed Cherry.

Groundsel tree.
Gilder Rose ✓
Gatheridge plant.
Gum listres. ✓
Hiperion Frutex ✓
Honey Suckles the red & Dutch
and French.

Indian Sumach. ✓
Jasmine Yellow. ✓
Lylac. ✓ & do. Persian ✓
Liburnum. ✓
Ladanum listers. ✓

[Column 2]

Moss Rose ✓
Monthly do. ✓
Mezercon ✓

Cherry
                      }double blossomed
Peach
Pyracantha ✓
Privet

Sun flower, everlasting ✓
Scorpion Senna ✓
Syringa ✓
Spirea Frutex ✓
Scotch evergreen rose.
Scotch White rose.
Spindle tree or Scewr wood

Willow - Dyers and the
Flowering sorts.

[Column 3]

Dyers Willow.

[Verso blank]

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Wright, Thomas, 1711-1786, “List of flowering shrubs,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 4, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/533.

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