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SPRING OF 1901.: 

If. 3. Department of AgiiouM* 

Hardy Cacti, Colorado Shrubs and Plants 






In handing you our new Illustrated Catalogue we would invite especial notice to the fact 
that the majority of the plants and seeds offered can be obtained no where else in the world. 
During the past few years we have introduced more really new plants than any other firm. 
Besides shipping to nearly every part of the United States we have sent plants and seeds to 
various points in England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Switzer. 
land, Austria, Servia, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. You need not hesitate to send for 
goods on account of distance. Xot only are we successful in having our plants reach customers 
in good condition, but from numerous reports we find that almost without exception they con- 
tinue to grow and flourish. 

Directions for Ordering: Prices include postage on seeds to any part of the world, and on 
single plants to any part of the United States. We advise shipping by express (or by freight 
for Cacti) except where the quantity is small. Plants go by express at a special rate. Mail 
packages to Europe are restricted to eight ounces. Remit by any safe method, foreign remit- 
tances preferred by International Postal Money Order. We add extras according to the nature 
and size of the order and believe this to be the best way of distributing premiums. 

Thanking you all for your substantial encouragement, we shall take pleasure in supply- 
ing your needs for the coming season. Very truly yours, 

Boulder, Colo., Feb. i, 1901. D. M. Andrews. 


The collection of six or seven sorts which we hesitatingly offered some years ago has in- 
creased to more than a dozen distinct sorts and has far exceeded our expectations in every way. 
They were a decided success from the first, both to seller and purchaser, and our sales have ex- 
tended to all portions of the United States, to most parts of Europe as well as to points still 
more remote. Although an outgrowth, biologically, from peculiar conditions of climate and 
habitat, they have proved to be the most adaptable of plants, and make themselves equally at 
home on the parched desert or in the humid climate of England. As to hardiness, they have 
been used with entire success at Minneapolis, Minn., Buffalo, N. Y., several points in Massachu- 
setts, and near the sea coast. Several of the sorts offered are native as far north as South 
Dakota. This data together with observations as to effects of altitude above sea level, etc., 
establish the belief that all of these wiil succeed where Indian corn may be matured, while 
some may be used even farther north. 

Given a sunny position with plenty of drainage so the soil will not remain saturated with 
moisture, especially during winter, and they will flourish with very little care. Rough rock work 
either natural or artificial, affords the ideal position: they will soon take possession and being ev- 
ergreen, their value for permanently covering unsightly places is at once apparent. 


The stock we are offering is of good liberal size and with few exceptions will bloom this 
season. This applies particurlarly to plants ordered by express or freight; though the plants 
we are sending by mail are wonderfully good for the price we ask. We prepay postage on sin- 
gle plants at the prices named, but on cactus by the dozen extra postage should be included if 
wanted by mail. It is more satisfactory to have them sent by express or freight. 
Cactus missouriensis. Star Cactus. Plant dwarf, blooming when very small, covered with 
elongated tubercles, each tipped with a star of gray spines. Flowers yellow or salmon, 
followed by scarlet berries. 10 cents each, 75 cents per dozen. 
Cactus viviparus. Purple Mamillaria. Whole plant covered with purple and white spines. 
Flowers very large and showy, bright purple, plant extra hardy and a good bloomer. 20 
cents each, $2.00 per dozen. 
Echinocereus viridiflorus. Green Flowered Cereus. This is especially beautiful on ac- 
count of the red, purple and white spines with which the plant is covered Flowers num- 
erous, quite large and showy, light yellowish-green, very hardy and easily grown, and may 
be used effectively for edgings for cactus beds, the rockery or elsewhere. Medium size 
choice plants to bloom this year, 10 cents each, 75 cents per dozen, $3.00 per 100. Large 
size, 15 cents, Si. 50 per dozen. Extra large clusters, 25 to 50 cents. 


A rare variety with long projecting spines, 15 cents, $1.50 per dozen. 
Echinocactus Simpsoni. Hedgehog Cactus. Plant nearly hidden by the various colored 
spines, ranging from white through shades of straw, yellow, brown, etc. Very fine bloomer, 
flowers from shell-pink to bright rose. One of the few Echinocacti to grow in clusters, an 
exceedingly beautiful sort, choice blooming plants, 15 cents, $1.25 per dozen; large, 25 
cents, $2.00 per dozen. 

Echinocactus Simpsoni Minor. Button Cactus. Distinct from the last. The spines are 
arranged in beautiful star-shaped clusters, flowers pale rose, on the center of the button- 
shaped plant; very beautiful. Price for medium size plants 25 cents, $2.00 per dozen. 
Extra large size 50 cents each. 

Opuntia arenaria. (See cut.) This new Opuntia is allied to O. fragilis but has flat round 
joints \ ]/ 2 inches in diameter; spines very long, white or straw color. Flowers yellow, rath- 
er large. Good plants 15 cents, $1 00 per dozen. 

Opuntia arenaria variety, with brown spines. Forms large symetrical clumps; very rare 
and beautiful. Choice plants 25 cents each, $2.25 per dozen. 

Opuntia arborescens. (See cut.) Cylindrical branching sort, often growing 6 feet tall. 
Large rich purple flowers, yellow fruit and perfectly hardy. Small plants 25 cents. Large. 
50 cents, 75 cents and $1.00 each. 







Opuntia Camanchica. One of the most showy of all, bearing an abundance of large yellow 
flowers, followed by the large crimson fruit, which ripens early and remains perfect until 
late winter. The joints are large, nearly orbicular in outline, the upper half is clothed with 
long stout spreading spines in beautiful shades of white, brown, etc. 20 cents each, $1.50 
per dozen. 

Opuntia fragilis. (See cut.) This has the smallest joints of any, ova) and about one inch 
long. Very spiny, and soon forms neat compact clumps. Flowers deep yellow. 10 cents 
each, 75 cents per dozen. 

Opuntia mesacantha Greenii. This has few spines, the joints are obovate and dark 
green. A most abundant bloomer. Fruit purple. 15 cents, $1.00 per dozen. 

Opuntia mesacantha cymochila. (See cut.) A new variety and particularly fine. Joints 
are rather large, glaucus green, the upper edge bearing numerous, very long and stout 
redish brown spines. Flowers exceedingly abundant, fruit purple, very showy. We rec- 
ommend this fully. Plants 20 cents, $1.50 per dozen. 

Opuntia mesacantha macrorhiza. Tuberous-rooted Opuntia. A very curious, few spined 
sort with large tuberous roots. Flowers abundant, yellow, fruit purplish brown. 1 5 cents, 
$1.00 per dozen. 


Opuntia phaeacantha major. (See cut.) It is, without doubt, the most beautiful of the 
Hardy Opuntias. The joints are exceedingly large, sometimes twelve inches or more in 
length. The surface is beautifully glucus, sometimes decidedly purplish. The spines are 
abundant, very long and stout and of a fine purple or black color; fruit deep crimson, flow- 
ers yellow., shaded orange. The plant grows rapidly and forms large symetrical clumps. 
25 cents each, $2.00 per dozen. 

Opuntia Polycantha. (See cut.) A handsome species, and remarkably spiny. Spines 
long, very stout and in lovely shades from white to brown, etc. This plant varies exceed- 
ingly and all the forms are exceedingly showy. We have separated the two varieties be- 
low and include all other forms herein. This kind should be planted liberally. 15 cents, 
$1.00 per dozen. 

Opuntia polycantha albispina. White Spined Opuntia. A variety of the last with pure 

white spines; those on the older joints often elongated and curled or twisted. Very distinct 

and showy. 20 cents, $1.50 per dozen. 
OVuntia polycantha Watsoni. A variety with very dark spines, very long and stout. 

Joints smaller, flowers orange or tinged purple, very distinct. 25 cents each, S2.00 per 




Plaxts. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Acer glabrum. Large shrub of symetrical branching habit, compact, with 

an abundance of beautiful foliage, small plants 15 1 50 

Alnus incanus virescens. Large, upright growth, 8 — 12 inches trans 15 1 50 

Amelanchier alnifolia. Clusters of beautiful snow-white flowers, useful 

fruit; dwarf sort, adapted to very dry soil 10 1 00 

Amorpha fragrans. Fine European sort. \ l / 2 feet 25 2 50 10 

Amorpha nana. Lead plant. 1 foot. An excellent dwarf shrub with beau- 
tiful foliage and numerous clustered spikes of red-garnet fragrant flowers 20 2 00 5 

Berberis repens. (See cut.) Very dwarf, evergreen shrub. Holly-like 
foliage, masses of fragrant yellow bloom, followed by conspicuous purple 
fruit. We know of nothing quite so suitable for covering dry or rocky 
banks and slopes, even under shade of trees- It is not particular as to soil, 
should be planted out quite thickly and it will soon take entire possession. 
$1.75 per 100 10 50 

Cerocarpus parvifolius. (See cut.) A medium sized shrub, distinct in 


Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

in appearance from anything else in cultivation. The peculiar habit of 
growth is well shown in our cut. Foliage is small, distinct, and remains 
till late. The long, curled, feathery achenes give a pleasing effect.... 20 200 10 

Cornus stolonifera, Red Osier 10 I 00 

Crataegus, (probably macranthus ) Large shrub or small tree, a wonderful 

abundance of white flowers, followed by showy scarlet truit 15 1 50 

Jamesia Americana. A small shrub of very distinct habit, fragrant, white, 

orange-like flowers, ornamental foliage, easily grown 25 2 00 10 

Physocarpus Tokreyi (Opulaster) small, much branched shrub producing 

innumerable clusters of Spiraea-like white or rose-tinted flowers 20 2 00 

Rhus trilobata. We consider this in every respect the most ornamental 
of the genus. It does not produce suckers from the root, the leaves are 
small and three-lobed, taking on beautiful autumn tints. The plant forms 
compact semi-prostrate masses and thrives in poor, dry soil where few 
other shrubs will grow. The rather large scarlet berries ripen in summer 
and remain until winter. We have a fine stock of bushy, well rooted plants. 25 2 00 

Ribes cereum. Ornamental, both in bloom and in fruit 10 1 00 5 


Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Rosa Arkaxsana. Very dwarf, one foot o r less, free blooming, large scarlet 
fruit, will grow in very dry soil 

Rosa Fendleri. Larger, very showy flowers and fruit 

Rubus deuciosus. Very distinct shrub, compact growth, large, deeply lobed 
leaves, snow-white flowers two inches across, profuse bloomer, exceedingly 
hardy, very handsome whether in bloom or not 


This list includes the best only of the Native Colorado Plants, and a few especially good 

sorts from various sources. Of many of these we offer both seeds and plants, while some can 

be furnished in seeds only; please note this fact. All are perennial unless otherwise stated. 

Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Abronia fragrans. (See cut.) Wild Four-o'clock, i foot. Many large 

umbels of fragrant white flowers, all summer 10 

Abronia micrantha. Pink Abronia. Annual, flowers pink, followed by 
very conspicuous broadly winged fruit; wings membraneous, shining, re- 
ticulate-veined and handsomely colored. Delights in warm sandy soil, 


10 50 5 
10 75 5 

15 1 50 10 

Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

blooms all summer 10 

Aconitum autumnale. 3 feet. Very late, dark blue 15 1 25 

Aconitum Columbianum. Tall, early, deep blue 15 1 25 

Aconitum Fischeri. Late, large flowers, bright blue 10 1 00 

Anemone patens Nutt. The American Pasque Flower, producing in early 
spring the very large cup-shaped lavender or bluish flowers, followed by 
the laciniate foliage and feathery seed heads. Extra choice, well rooted 10 75 5 
Aplopappus Fremonti. Dwarf plant, smooth foliage and rather large star- 
like yellow flowers for long period 25 

Aquilegia chrysantha. Columbine. Beautiful long-spurred yellow flow- 
ers, remaining long in bloom 10 1 00 10 

Aquilegia coerula. Colorado State Flower. The most beautiful of all 
Columbines, very large erect blue and white flowers, rather dwarf, an 

exceptionally desirable plant. Large blooming size plants 10 1 00 jo 

Aquilegia. Long-spurred hybrids. A beautiful strain of large flowering 
long-spurred hybrids, mostly light tints, white, rose, cream, yellow, scar- 
let and variations. Fine thrifty plants 20 2 00 10 

1 0 

Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Aquilega. Short spurred hybrids io 

Artemisia arbuscula. Oblanceolate whitish ioliage, shrubby 25 2 50 10 

Artemisia filifolia. Thread-like foliage, fine mist-like flower sprays, 

(see cut.) 20 2 00 10 

Artemisia frigida. Used extensively as an edging plant. With its sil- 
very moss-like foliage, which is more or less evergreen, it cannot be 
equaled for this purpose by any other hardy perennial. This is absolute- 
ly drought-proof and is not particular as to soil. Per 100, $1.50 10 40 10 

Artemisia gnaphaloides. Broad, silvery-white foliage, especially effect- 
ive when naturalized among shrubbery, etc , 10 75 10 

Artemisia Ludoviciana. Similar to the last, but foliage more or less 

laciniate 10 75 10 

Aspidium Felix-mas. Male-fern. Large, broad, finely cut fronds of firm 

texture, heavy stock 15 1 00 

Asplenium Felix-foemina. Lady-fern. A very large fern; should have 

shade and moisture 20 1 50 

Aster commutatus. Immense crowded panicles of rather large white 

flowers, plant dwarf 15 1 00 10 

1 1 

Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Aster ericifolius. (not ericoides) A very unique new species with moss- 
like foliage. Plant only 3 to 6 inches tall but blooms so profusely as to 
carpet the ground with snowy white. Flowers appear in June and con- 
tinue for some time; very distinct 15 1 00 

Aster Fendleri. Dwarf species, not exceeding one foot, producing an 
abundance of rather large flowers of a peculiar tint of rosy-lilac, very 
pleasing 15 1 0 o 10 

Aster laevis. Tall, large blue flowers, late 10 75 5 

Aster Porteri. Slender sort, usually not more than one foot tall, produ- 
cing large panicles of medium-sized many rayed flowers of purest white. 
This is a gem among dwarf Asters 10 75- fo 

Astragalus pictus. Bird's Egg Plant. Foliage linear and upright, hav- 
ing the appearance of slender leafless stems, among which are clusters 
of beautifully mottled, inflated pods, as large as bird's eggs, and which 
they strongly resemble 10 

Bigelovia graveolens. Golden Feather, or Plumed Golden Rod. (See 
cut.) One of our best introductions, and becoming immensely popular 


Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

with our customers. The golden plume-like panicles and neat appear- 
ance together with the fact that it thrives under the most ordinary care 
will stand as reasons why you cannot afford to be without it. Choice 
two-year-old plants 15 1 50 10 

BiGELOViA albicaulis. Equally desirable, but entirely destinct. Both are 
somewhat shrubby, but while the last often reaches 3 — 5 feet, this seldom 
exceeds 6 — q inches, and with smaller panicles. Useful for edgings 15 1 50 10 

Calochortus Gunnisoni, Mariposa Lily. Entirely hardy, very large 
white or lilac-tinged flowers, with large blotch of color at base of petals. 
One to two feet, July, excellent for cutting. First size blooming bulbs, 
ready in September, per ioo, $2.00 30 

Cacalia tube rosa. Indian Plantain. A robust plant three feet tall, pro- 
ducing one to several ample cyme-like panicles of tassel-shaped white 
flowers. The panicles are often two feet broad and remain in bloom a 
longtime 25 15 

Cerastium alpinum, Carpet of Snow, useful 15 1 00 10 

Cheilanthes Fendleri. Gold fern. Rocky soil 15 1 00 


Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Claytonia lanceolata. Western Spring Beauty 10 75 

Clematis Douglasii. (See cut.) This belongs to the Leather Flower 
group, and has the largest bloom of its class. It is not a climber, but an 
erect, bushy, hardy perennial plant about one foot tail. Flowers in var- 
ied shades of blue, purple, etc., exceedingly beautiful, followed by a 
showy, curled crest of plumed achness. No clematis is easier grown 
than this. Fine, well rooted clumps 15 1 00 

Clematis Fremontii. Similar in size and habit, but very distinct in foliage 

and appearance 20 2 00 

Delphinium bicolor. A very early dwarf sort, blooming in April, only 

one foot tall, flowers deep blue and freely produced 10 75 10 

Delphinium azureum albidum. Tall spikes of white flowers 10 75 10 

Delphinium Scqpulorum. Beautiful, rich Gentian-blue flowers, in long 

spikes, elegant plant, early 15 1 00 10 

Dodecatheon pauciflorum. (See cut ) A very beautiful, rather slender 
sort with delicate rose-purple flowers. Will thrive in the shady corner, 
and is especially desirable for the edge of perennial border or rockery; 
$2. 00 per 100 10 50 10 


Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Eryngium yuccaefoliu.m. A distinct sort, with long yucca-like, glaucus 

foliage, very neat , ..... 10 75 5 

Gaillardia aristat \. A beautiful sort with large yellow flowers 5 

Gaillardia "Crimson Ball." A remarkable and exceedingly handsome 
rayless variety. The large globular crimson heads are freely produced, 

and are very showy and distinct from anything else in cultivation 25 

Gatllardia grandiflora. Very large flowers, mixed colors 5 

Gaillardia grandiflora compacta. A dwarf compact sort, free bloom- 
ing, and in a gorgeous variety of colors : 10 

Gaillardia pinnatifida. A new and distinct, miniature, free blooming 

species, perennial and hardy and a valuable plant 25 

Gentiana Bigelovii. Clustered, dwarf habit, numerous blue flowers in 

autumn, ordinary soil 10 75 10 

Geranium Fremontil Large light purple, free bloomer io 75 10 

Geranium Richardsonii. Flowers white veined purple 10 1 00 

Gutierrezia Euthamiae. Dense hemispherical clumps, covered in 

autumn with myriads of small golden yellow composite flowers 10 75 5 

1 5 






Helianthus laetiflorus. Large yellow semi-double flowers 






Helianthus rigidus. Rather slender, large yellow flowers 




Helianthella quinquenervis. Star Sunflower. Very large light yellow 


1 50 


Heuchera Sanguinea. Crimson Bells, feet. One of the most beauti- 

ful of hardy plants, producing its numerous sprays of crimson-scarlet 

flowers for many weeks. No discription can do justice to this remark- 




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H ydroph yllum occidentale. Very handsome large fern-leaved sort, 

showy flowers, for moist or drv shade 



Iris Missouriensis. A kind especially suited to dry soil, rather slender, 








Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Lepachys pulcherrima hybrida. An improved strain having very large 
flowers and broad rays, the colors ranging from orange through yellow- 
ish brown to deep maroon; some flowers self-colored while others are 
beautifully striped and mottled. Hardy perennial but blooms first year 

from seed, continuing to bloom from early summer till frost 25 

Leucocrinum montanum. An exquisite liliaceous plant producing a long 

succession of large, fragrant crystal-white flowers at the surface of the 

ground; early spring 10 60 

Liatris punctata. A very showy dwarf sort 10 60 5 

Lilium montanum. Erect scarlet flowers, rare 35 3 00 

Malvastrum coccineum. Very dwarf, numerous bright scarlet flowers, 

ornamental lobed foliage, will grow in poor, dry soil, blooms all summer, 10 50 

CEnothera albicaulis. Tall, large white flowers, all summer 10 75 10 

CEnothera brachycarpa. Rosette of narrow foliage, very large yellow 

flowers, clay-loam soil 10 75 10 

CEnothera caespitosa Similar, but flowers white, changing to rose, 

sandy soil 10 75 

1 7 

Plants. Seed 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

CEnothera Fraseri. One foot, branching, yellow 15 1 00 

CEnothera serrulata. 6 — 10 inches, much branched, numerous crump- 
led yellow flowers an inch broad, blooms all summer, sandy soil, dis- 
tinct sort 10 75 10 

Phlox Douglasii. Dwarf, large flowered, floriferous 10 75 10 

Physaria didymocarpa. Handsome evergreen rosettes resembling a 
Sempervium, multitudes of bright yellow flowers many weeks, followed 

by curious inflated pods 10 75 

Physostegia Virginica alba. We have a fine stock of this compara- 
tively new plant. White flowers, all summer 10 50 10 

Potentilla glandulosa. Of the many species we have tried, we give 
this a forward rank for all-around usefulness. It is one foot tall, has 
rather large bright yellow flowers, freely produced for several weeks. 
The foliage is thrifty looking, pinnate, the plant is not particular as to ex- 
posure or soil and withstands drought to a remarkable degree 10 50 5 

Primula Parryi. Alpine species, one foot, large crimson flowers, moist soil 30 300 
Ranunculus Nuttallii. Small fern-leaved sort, yellow flowers 10 75 

1 a 

Rudbf.ckta laciniata. The original single form of the famous "Golden 

Glow." (We sell the Golden Glow at the same price) 10 

Salvia azurea grandiflora. This is a perfectly hardy blue flowering 

sage, blooming late when flowers are scarce 10 75 10 

Saxifraga nivalis. Snowy-white fragant flowers in early spring, ever- 
green foliage, good sort 10 75 10 

Senecio Douglasii. Beautiful aster-like yellow flowers in autumn, sandy 

soil 10 75 10 

Sidalcea Candida. Indian Mallow, White flowers 10 50 5 

Sidalcea Oregana. Rose purple flowers, all summer 15 1 50 10 

Smilax herbacea. Rapid climber, handsome foliage 15 1 00 

SOLIDAGQ MlSSOURlENSlS. Dwarf, early sort 10 50 5 

Solidago RIGIDA. Strong grower, distinct 10 50 5 

Solidago rigidiscula. Small species, rare 10 75 10 

Solidago spectabilis. An exceedingly beautiful sort, with large panicles 
of very fragrant flowers. Does not produce suckers and therefore does 
net spread, but forms dense individual clumps which are as dainty as 
they are magnificent 10 75 10 

1 9 

Plants. Spec] 
Each. Dozen. Pkt. 

Thalictrum cornuti. Large showy sort, white flowers 10 75 

Thalictrum Fendleri. Graceful, purplish flowers 10 75 

Tradescantia bkevicaule. Rare sort from Illinois 15 1 50 

Tradescantia occtdentale. Free blooming, rather dwarf 10 75 

Yucca angustifolia. (See cut.) We believe this to be quite as hardy as 
the well known filamentosa. We have supplied it in considerable quan- 
tities and have had no unfavorable reports thus far. The foliage is very 
stiff, and conspicuously edged with white. Strong well rooted stock .. . 15 1 50 10 

Plants Especially Suited to Dry, Rocky, or Exposed Situations. 

This list can be added to if desired. We shall be glad to recommend plants for special 

purposes, if conditions are stated. 
Amelanchier alnifolia. 
Rhus trilobata. 
Bigelovia, both sorts. 
Solidago spectabilis. 

Berberis repens. 
Rosa Arkansana. 
Malvastrum coccineum. 
Yucca ang-ustifolia. 

Cerocarpus parvifolius. 
Artemisia, all species. 
Potentilla glandulosa. 
All of the Hardy Cacti. 


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