Transcription

Page 573

I cannot send so good a supply of flowers to the Ladies as I could wish, however, I send all I possibly can, the peaches and nectarines in fruit house have set well and swelling off, so that if all all goes well there will be a fine crop.  Amaryllis are flowering well and a few orchids have been good such as D. suavissiium; this, I took to S. Kensington D. pulchellum now in fl.  D.Devoniaum C. Loddigesi Læla purpurate Cælogyne odoratissina new to me, small but very sweet.  Dipodium coming on nicely in flower.  Echium main- phyllum is now quite a picture with eight spikes of beautiful azure blue flowers this I hope to show at S. Kensington on the 22nd, Mackuya bella I have also shown and was much admired, and but little known; what a grand plant when seen as now with over 400 flowers, a woodcut  

Current Status: 
Ready for review