Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 23, 1976 · Page 155
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May 23, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 155

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ORDER House of Wesley's... CREEPING RED at Amazingly LOW PRICES A plants $100 Plus Valuable Peony Bonus! WHY 8 for $1.75 12 for $7.50 PLANT AGROUND 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, and 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 area* 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. · 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 f Grows in Any Soil is* Thrives in Sun or Partial Shade »-* No Special Care Needed * Extremely Hardy x BrilHant Color « Rich, long-lasting Foliage n* Neat, uniform Growth X Quick, but Disciplined Spreading j"" Guaranteed f Inexpensive You will receive hardy northern nursery grown plants carefully packaged to arrive in prime condition. An outstanding buy at less than 20 per plant in lots of two dozen! WHY CREEPING RED SEDUM? One of Sedum's most valuable assets is its full time beauty. Uish 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 jreund. Besides being one of the loveliest of the ground covers, Sedum also rates high on the other requirements. It to hardy, grows well ,in sun or partial shade, in sandy soil, day soil, or good soM. Its thick foliage and root system hold the soH 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 so, 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 tt-does not straggle out into places where H doesn't belong. QCA/D thic ?n»/»fW t\fft*r f*nunnn Sedum is almost mdestructible, enduring and persisting against heavy OCIVLf THIS OpeCISf UTTCf 1*OUpOH climatic and nutritional odds. FULLY GUARANTEED and to arrive IN good nMntiy COHQiuOII refunded. RETURN SHtPFtNQ LABB. -you may keep the plants. (One year Hmtt). Li Wow is a Good Time to Order 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 Bloomington, Illinois 61701 TODAY to receive your Red Sedum and Peonies! · MM MH M* eBB»MI MSB Mil M · l^MM Will PlAiHty -- ^ ^ ^ ***' HOUSE OF WESLEY. NURSERY DIVISION |pEPT. 5959.106 «, , IBLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS 61701 (Please send the following 2 PEONIES 254 HOW MANY CAT. NO. ·242 621 ITEM Creeping Red Sedurri. Red Peony Bonus (2 for 25 with orders of S2.50 up) TOTAL rnMM Inl CS£ TOf- Illinofe rt*MtMs (Meet* *M S% COW trim In. NAMt- 'Everyone's favorite.. With Sedum orders of S2.SO or more, J*OOftE88_ you can order 2 Bed Peony bushes (a rag. Si .75 value) for { PITY only 25. Take advantage of these extra savings on handsome peonies--special with this value-packed Sedum offer. ISTATE__ .Zt»_

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