Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 9, 1972 · Page 116
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July 9, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 116

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ORDER House of Wesley's... CREEPING RED of Amazingly LOW PRICES A Plants $100 Plis Vduable Peony Bonus! 8 for $1.75 12 for $2.50 PLANT A GROUND COVER? In many areas and situations, ground covers are more appropriate and more satisfactory than turf. They are able to grow and thrive in sun OR shade, arid in poor soil. On steep slopes where mowing is difficult, ground cover is much more effective and much less laborious to maintain than grass. Ground covers hold the soil as well as turf and the textures are far more interesting. Small areas of grass are a continual chore to keep mown and trimmed but ground covers require almost no care. They are excellent protection and soil conditioners. They hold the fallen leaves from blowing away, thus helping to add annually to the humus content. WHY CREEPING RED SEDUM? SEDUM Now to cover those hard-to-fill bare spots with Blazing Color! Check these Special features of the Perfect Ground Cover! CREEPING RED SEDUM "* Grows in Any Soil *"* Thrives in Sun or Partial Shade ** No Special Care Needed "* Extremely Hardy "·* Brilliant Color v Rich, long-lasting Foliage "" Neat, uniform Growth fr* Quick, but Disciplined Spreading V* Guaranteed ^ Inexpensive You will receive hardy northern nursery grown plants carefully packaged to arrive in prime condition. An outstanding buy at less than 20c? per plant in lots of two dozen! One of Sedum'* most valuable assets is its full time beauty. Lush foliage begins in early spring, and star-shaped wine red flowers delight the viewer from late June through September. The attractive semi-evergreen foliage lasts well into winter, maintaining its rich green and bronze color nearly all year round. Besides being one of the loveliest of the ground covers, Sedum also rates high on the other requirements. It is hardy, grows well in sun or partial shade, in sandy soil, day soil, or good soil. Its thick foliage and root system hold the soil on slopes or banks. The neat 3-4" cover forms a dense perennial mat to bring green and wine red beauty to slopes, borders, rocky areas, anywhere beauty and durability are needed. Each plant will easily and quickly spread to fill one sq. ft Sedum spreads evenly, maintains its uniform smooth beauty at all stages of growth. Unlike some other ground covers, Sedum, also called "Dragon's Blood," stays where you put it - does not straggle out into places where it doesn't belong. OfA/n *«. - o - · s\** *+ Sedum is almost indestructible, enduring and persisting against heavy OC/VL7 f/l/S 5/?eC/d/ Offer COUDOH climatic and nutritional odds. TODAY to receive your Red Sedum FULLY GUARANTEED All Hems guaranteed to be of high quality, exactly as advertised and to arrive in good healthy condition or purchase price will be refunded. RETURN SHIPPING LABEL ONLY -you may keep the plants. (One year limit). *WftftlW' Now is a Good Time to Plant RED SEDUM! Your young Sedum plants will establish themselves begin to spread a few days after planting. In a month or so they will already be 3-4 inches in diameter. They .may lose their foliage as the first winter progresses but will leaf out again in early spring. During a long growing season they may reach 12" in diameter, always maintaining their neat regulated shape. HOME OFFICE HOUSE OF WESLEY, Nursery Division, R. R. 1, Btoomington, Illinois 61701 and Peonies! r ---- -- Ple«se Pri« Plainly -| HOUSE OF WESLEY, NURSERY DIVISION | i.«. #1 D^t.7959-126 Ma^^BteaeWA in XI*M« · BWaBajfjaeajajreQ, |fj B ·I/01 I Please send the following: I I MANY NO. 242 628 ITEM Creeping Red Sedum Red Peony Bonus (2 for 25* with orders of S2.50 up) 2 PEONIES 254 | TOTAL COST | NAME- I 5% Everyone's favorite. With Sedum orders of $2.50 or more I ADDRESS- you can order 2 Red Peony bushes (a reg. S1.75 value) for L 1TV only 25*. Take advantage of these extra savings on hand- I ~ some peonies-special with this value-packed Sedum offer. I STATE .ZIP-

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