BULB m ■ **$0Ktic i FOREWORD Wa f>+tfyr (n7)ln these days one hears sqjnuch of drastic J price reductions that o ft em sight is lost of the necessity of quality maintenance.-3 ay rest assured that while opr pricej.havc^bee) greatly reduced from thejjlevePof forfri&gygars, :> our usual HYD% QUALITY is b7 ei• ng main • * j). Daffodils and Narcissus Our Daffodils and Narcissus are sent to you as large double-nose bulbs, all of which will flower with more than one blossom. Free flowering varieties often throw four to six and more flowers from each bulb. These multi¬ flowering qualities are characteristic of certain varieties, rendering them peculiarly adaptable for woodling plant¬ ings, the cut-flower garden, and like purposes. We invite you to consult with us. VARIETIES The varieties in this list are but a few of the many hundreds avaible in the northern growing fields. You may be familiar with many varieties not here listed. Kindly inquire for prices, and we will be pleased to quote you. PRICES Prices in the following list are quoted post-paid to all California points. Remember that Daffodils and Narcissus bulbs are a permanent investment and if properly taken care of, and your stocks will constantly increase each year. Write for special prices for quantities of 500 or more. Many of these listed bulbs are novelties limited in quantity. Early orders will insure more complete delivery. 6 Bulbs at Dozen Rate—50 Bulbs at 100 Rate .
Page 2 H. A. HYDE COMPANY YELLOW TRUMPET DAFFODILS Aerolite.25 cents each, $2.25 dozen, $16.00 per 100 Large golden Trumpet Daffodil beautifully propor¬ tioned. One of the best keepers. Cleopatra.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen, $12.00 per 100 Light yellow, VERY LATE. Use to extend the season in your garden. Emperor.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.50 per 100 A standard trumpet daffodil of proven merit. Medium late flowering. Golden Spur.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Not a large trumpet but the best early variety. The most popular forcing daffodil. King Alfred.15 cents each, $1.50 dozen, $10.00 per 100 Rich golden yellow of longest stem and finest form. King Arthur.40 cents each, $4.00 dozen, $24.00 per 100 An improved King Alfred. One of the finest of the new super-giant trumpets. Tresserve.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.50 per 100 A magnificent self yellow with a very large graceful trumpet. WHITE TRUMPET DAFFODILS Alice Knights.15 cents each, $1.50 dozen, $10.00 per 100 A uniform creamy white. Lovenest.$1.00 each, $10.00 dozen Dainty trumpet in the “pink daffodil” class. Mrs. R. O. Backhouse.$4.00 each The famous “pink daffodil.” Long slim apricot pink trumpet. Silver Glory.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen, $16.00 per 100 Large white nicely frilled trumpet. BI-COLOR DAFFODILS Spring Glory.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $7.50 per 100 A most contrasting bi-color. White perianth, yellow trumpet. Van Waveren’s Giant.,20 cents ea., $2.00 doz., $12.00 per 100 Enormous flower. Deep yellow trumpet. Pale yellow perianth. Bicolor Victoria.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $7.50 per 100 A fine contrasting bi-color. White perianth, yellow trumpet. Weardale Perfection.25 cents ea., $2.25 doz., $14.00 per 100 A popular bi-color. Creamy white petals lightly splashed with gold. Clear canary-yellow trumpet. INCOMPARABILIS NARCISSUS A division of narcissus with large cup generally col¬ ored or tinged orange or red shades. Of most striking and delightful color combinations. Croesus.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen, $12.00 per 100 Light yellow perianth. Broad rich orange fluted cup. Free-flowering. John Evelyn.60 cents each, $6.00 dozen, $45.00 per 100 Pure white perianth with wide flat golden cup, beauti¬ fully frilled. Free flowering and good grower. One of the best. Lucifer.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 A charming variety with small cup nicely tinged orange. Red Cross.$1.00 each, $10.00 dozen Most popular wherever shown. Large strong flower with yellow perianth and frilled deep orange cup of large size. .
WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA Page 3 Sir Watkin.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Sulphur yellow perianth. Deep golden cup. Delightful flowering habit with head held up well on long strong stem. Stella Pratt.„.,60 cents each, $6.00 dozen, $40.00 per 100 A very richly colored Incomparabilis. Large deep yel¬ low trumpet with orange shadings. Whitewell.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 One of those stiff growing erect Narcissus holding its head well above the foliage and “looking you in the eye.” Pure white perianth with frilled deep yellow cup. Will Scarlet.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $7.00 per 100 Medium-sized flower with good yellow ocre cup. Fine for the rock garden or for naturalizing. BARII NARCISSUS Coloring similiar to Incomparabilis group but cup of smaller size. These “Red Cups” are of rare beauty and should be in every garden. Alcida.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen, $12.00 per 100 A giant flower, pure white perianth, broad citron-yel¬ low cup with blood-orange frill. Free flowering. Arthur Bowman.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen, $16.00 per 100 Pure white perianth with oxblood-red cup. A fine lasting flower. Bohemienne.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen, $12.00 per 100 Pure cream-white perianth. Fine large canary-yellow cup edged orange. Strong dainty flower on tall stem. Diana Kasner.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen, $16.00 per 100 Pure white perianth with large fluted yellow cup, al¬ most large enough to be an Incomparabilis variety. Blood-red frill on the cup makes the flower most striking Dosoris.10 cents each, 75 cents dozen, $5.00 per 100 One of the best low-priced red cups. Pure white per¬ ianth with small red-orange frilled cup. Firetail.30 cents each, $3.00 dozen, $20.00 per 100 Creamy-white perianth and large orange cup with scarlet-orange frill. Most popular and long lasting flower. Frau Margaret Hohmann.,25 cents ea., $2.50 doz., $15 per 100 Creamy-white perianth. Flaring lemon yellow cup with frilled picotee red edge. Free flowering and very late. A fine large cup Barrii. Freifrau.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen, $12.00 per 100 An extra fine Barrii. Tall stem with creamy perianth and flat yellow cup shading to deep orange. May Blossom.,.$1.00 each, $10.00 dozen Pure glistening white perianth. Very tall and striking with yellow eye and red picotee. Late flowering. An excellent show flower. Nannie Nun.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Very free flowering with creamy white perianth and clear orange cup. Red Beacon.10 cents each, 75 cents dozen, $5.00 per 100 Creamy white perianth with frilled orange cup. Seagull.10 cents each, 75 cents dozen, $5.00 per 100 Creamy white perianth Light yellow cup with red pi¬ cotee edge. Free flowering tall stemmed blossoms ap¬ pear to float above the foliage. Sunrise.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $8.00 per 100 Small clear deep yellow-orange cup, unique with dis¬ tinct golden rays in the pure white star-shaped petals. .
Page 4 H. A. HYDE COMPANY Torch.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $8.50 per 100 Clear yellow “pin-wheel shaped” perianth with deep orange-golden cup makes this flower most attractive and charming. LEEDSII NARCISSUS Narcissus group with white perianth and cups white or pale citron, sometimes tinged with pink or apricot. Evangeline.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $8.00 per 100 Free flowering and fine for naturalizing. A tall dan¬ cing daffodil with white perianth and lemon yellow cup. Hera.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $8.00 per 100 Creamy glistening white perianth and cup makes this one of the most chastely beautiful of all daffodils. Lord Kitchener.l5 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $8.00 per 100 The best naturalizing daffodil we have yet found. Most free flowering, many of the bulbs bloom with six or more flowers. A fine star-shaped white perianth with small canary-yellow or almost white trumpet. JONQUIL HYBRIDS A group of golden narcissus in most cases flowering several blossoms on the stem. Mostly sweet-scented. Jonquilla Simplex.10 cents each, $1.00 doz., $6.00 per 100 Charming clusters of small rich yellow flowers of de¬ licious scent. The true single sweet jonquil. Odorus Orange Queen. 10 cents each, $1.00 dozen. $8.00 per 100 Intense golden-orange flowers of delightful jonquil fragrance. Odorus Campernellii Plenus. 5 cents each, 50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 Rich fragrant double golden flowers of elegant form. Tullus Hostilius.l0 cents each $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 A yellow trumpet jonquil. Similar to the well-known Golden Sceptre, but more often has two and three trumpet flowers on the tall stems. Ideal for the cutting garden. POLYANTHUS or Bunch flowered Narcissus Grand Soleil D’or.l5 cents each, $1.50 doz., $10.00 per 100 In favored locations, blooms early January. Rich gold¬ en perianth with deep brilliant orange cup. Very showy and a long lasting flower. Paper White Grandiflora. 10 cents each, 75 cents doz, $6.00 per 100 A free flowering Narcissus excellent for naturalizing with elegant trusses of snowy white fragrant flowers. NARCISSUS POETAZ New Hybrid Polyanthus Narcissus. Tall vizorous grow¬ ers with bunched flower heads, deliciously fragrant. Cheerfulness.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen, $12.00 per 100 A very pleasing double white Poetaz. Ideal.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Bears up to seven flowers on a stem. Perianth white and cup dark orange. Laurenze Koster.l0 cents ea., 60 cents doz., $4.00 per 100 Creamy white perianth, bright yellow cup. Free flow¬ ering and recommended. .
WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA Page 5 POETICUS NARCISSUS Ornatus Maximus 10 cents ea., 75 cents doz., $5.00 per 100 Snow-white, broad petals with bright red edged cup. A fine lasting flower and unsurpassed for natural¬ izing. Poeticus Recurvus.l0 cents ea., 75 cents doz., $5.00 per 100 Similar to Ornatus, but later flowering and used to extend the Narcissus season in the garden. DOUBLE NARCISSUS Albus Plenus Odoratus. 10 cents each, 75 cents dozen, $5.00 per 100 Snowy white, sweet-scented, highly recommended. Argent.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Nicely formed flower of white and canary yellow. Indian Chief.60 cents each, $6.00 dozen Very large and very double, bright yellow interspersed with orange. Petals curled and twisted. Snowsprite.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen, $16.00 per 100 Extremely late. Pure white. Most charming. The Pearl.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 A nice flower, not too double. Creamy white, inter¬ spersed with sulphur yellow, deeper at the center. Twink.40 cents each, $4.00 dozen, $24.00 per 100 A distinctive new Double Daffodil. Bright primrose petals interleaved with orange-scarlet. Long stems, free flowering, keeps well when cut. NARCISSUS FOR THE ROCK GARDEN Triandrus Albus.20 cents ea., $2.00 doz., $12.00 per 100 Dainty little “Angel’s Tears” from mountains of Spain and Portugal. Prefer shade, a gritty soil and a well drained position, with no manure. Cyclamen flowered with recurved petals. Triandrus Concolor.75 cents ea., $7.50 doz., $55.00 per 100 Similar to the white Triandrus Albus, but bearing clusters of dainty fragrant flowers of a uniform soft creamy yellow. Grows to 7inches. Agnes Harvey.15 cents each, $1.25 dozen, $8.00 per 100 A most dainty white daffodil of dropping habit. Also desirable for cutting. Canaliculatus.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen, $16.00 per 100 Dainty little Polyanthus Narcissus for sunny situations in the rock garden. Bears heads of three to four flow¬ ers with white perianth and globular golden cup, sweet scented. Height 6 inches. Juncifolius.40 cents each, $4.00 dozen, $24.00 per 100 Miniature rush-leaved daffodil, charming for select spots in the rock garden. Rich yellow flowers. Height 3 to 4 inches. Deliciously fragrant. Serotinus.65 cents each, $6.50 dozen, $50.00 per 100 Flowers in October. Very rare narcissus with minia¬ ture star-shaped fragrant flowers. Silvery white per¬ ianth and minute golden-yellow cup. Grows to 10 in¬ ches. ❖ ❖ ❖ FOR CHRISTMAS We make up attractive Christmas Gift Boxes of Bulbs postpaid to all California points. Prices from 50 cents up. Write to us for particulars. Early orders will enable us to reserve the finest quality. Bulbs are low priced this year and these boxes contain full value. NOTE—Did you see our Bulb Garden at the California Spring Garden Show in Oakland? .
Page 6 H. A. HYDE COMPANY SPECIAL MIXTURES Daffodil and Narcissus Mixtures. All $5.00 per 100, $40,00 per 1,000 We specialize in superior mixtures of the above sorts at prices to enable their group plantings in quantities for woodland naturalizing or flower beds and borders. Advise us of your special interests and we can furnish you a mixture admirably suited to your wishes. Naturalizing Mixture. A high quality mixture to introduce the charming varieties suitable for naturalizing in woodlands and estates. Varieties selected for their free flowering qual¬ ities and early and late blooming to extend the natu¬ ral flowering season for the planting. Flower Border Mixture. A superior mixture of yellow, bi-color and white trumpets, showy varieties of Barrii, Incomparabilis and Leedsii, Jonquils, and Poeticus for grouping in the flower border. Early and late varietiese. An ideal cut flower mixture. Yellow Trumpets Mixed. Bi-color Trumpets Mixed. Red Cup Varieties Mixed Bunch Flowered Varieties Mixed. ❖ ❖ ❖ NATURALIZING COLLECTIONS To you who wish for better effect to naturalize Nar¬ cissus in groups, we offer Special Naturalizing Collections: 100 Bulbs—10 varieties separate.$ 7.50 250 Bulbs—20 varieties separate. 15.00 500 Bulbs—20 varieties separate. 25.00 1,000 Bulbs—25 varieties separate. 45.00 TULIPS Our tulip requirements are sent to Holland during June. Your order sent to us at that time will more nearly insure complete delivery to you. DARWIN VARIETIES 50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 These are the long-stemmed, bright flowering varieties which have so long been planted in Calfiornia gardens, but are now sharing favor with the Breeders, these latter having an entirely different color range with very large flower heads. Farnscombe Sanders—Fiery Scarlet. Pride of Haarlem—Bright red. Bartigon—Dark crimson. Clara Butt—Soft salmon pink. Wm. Copeland—Violet. Rev. Ewbank—Lavender. La Tulipe Noire—Almost black. Large and beautiful. BREEDER VARIETIES 65 cents dozen, $4.25 per 100 Abd-el-Kadir—Dark Bronze. Bronze Queen—Tall strong-growing bronze variety. Fine strong stem. Bacchus—Dark violet-blue. Cardinal Manning—One of our strongest growers. Very large rosy-bronze flower. Most handsome. Don Pedro—Coffee brown large fragrant flower. .
WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA Page 7 Heloise—Enormous purplish red flower of fine form. Louis XIV—Magnificent dark violet with tawny yellow. Panorama—Large rich chestnut brown. Velvet King—Well named. Dark royal purple of largest size and finest form. COTTAGE VARIETIES Prices except where noted—65 cents dozen, 4.50 per 100 Mostly of different form, having large flowers with pointed petals. This group contains some of the richest and brightest colors in tulips. Avis Kennicott.50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 Large graceful chrome-yellow flower. Inglescombe Yellow.50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 The Darwin type tulip. Clear waxy yellow and most satisfactory. Gala Beauty.$1.50 dozen, $10.00 per 100 Sunflower-yellow with carmine-red stripes. Grenadier.$1.25 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Dazzling scarlet-orange, very fine form and substance. The most brilliant color of all tulips. Miss Blanche.$1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Creamy white. Marvel. Pale yellow flushed old-rose-carmine. A rich color effect. Mrs. Moon.$1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 Large clear brilliant yellow. Picotee. Pure white margined rose. Elegant flower. Rosabella.$1.00 dozen, $6.00 per 100 A very fine light pink. LILY FLOWERING TULIPS A new class of beautiful and decorative tulips. The flowers have the graceful appearance and shape of a Lily. Sirene.50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 The best of the Lily Flowering. Brilliant satin-rose. BOTANICAL TULIP For Rock Gardens. Clusiana (Lady Tulip).$1.00 dozen, $7.50 per 100 Lovely cherry-red and white. Grows 6 to 9 inches. Visit Our Show Gardens of Bulbs In the Spring From February to May, we will have blossoming at our Watsonville Nursery most of the above listed Daffo¬ dil and Tulip varieties, also others. It will be well worth while to pay us regular visits during that time and ac¬ quaint yourself with these newer and finer sorts. DUTCH HYACINTHS $1.50 dozen, $10.00 per 100 Queen of the Pinks—Rosy Pink. La Victoire—Carmine red. Grand Maitre—Deep rich blue. City of Haarlem—Golden yellow. L.Innocence—The best white. MUSCARI—GRAPE HYACINTHS Heavenly Blue.40 cents dozen, $3.50 per 100 .
Page 8 H. A. HYDE COMPANY DUTCH IRIS 75 cents dozen, $5.00 per 100, except where noted. The First.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $7.00 per 100 Extra early. Dark blue. Wedgewood.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $7.00 per 100 Extra early. Bright blue. S. Rombout—Early blue. E. B. Gamier—Rich dark blue. Imperator—Dark blue. Therese Schwartz—White and lavender. White Excelsior—Pure white with yellow shadings. Yellow Queen—Rich clear golden yellow. Golden Bronze.$1.00 dozen, $7.00 per 100 MISCELLANEOUS BULBS , GLADIOLI Fine assortment—25 cents dozen. Special selection. Large flowering Gladioli. Write for prices for special varieties. BABY GLADIOLI 50 cents dozen, $3.50 per 100 The Bride—White. Cardinal Elegance—Red. Peach Blossom—Pink. FREESIAS We deliver the largest sizes. Plant Hyde quality for best results. Purity.25 cents dozen, $1.50 per 100, $13.00 per 1,000 Pure white. Rainbow Mixed .50 cents doz., $4.00 per 100, $30.00 per 1,000 Beautiful shades of red, blue, lavender, pink. GLOXINIAS 30 cents dozen, $3.25 per 100 Red. Red and white. Purple. Purple and white. White. Amaryllis Hybrid.50 cents each, $5.00 dozen Giant bulbs. Anemones.50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 Fine mixture. Ixias.50 cents dozen, $4.00 per 100 Fine mixture. Sparaxis.35 cents dozen, $2.50 per 100 Fine mixture. Tritonia Crocata.50 cents dozen, $3.50 per 100 Crimson Freesia. Golden Calla Lily.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen Pink Calla Lily.50 cents each, $5.00 dozen White Calla Lily.10 cents each, $1.00 dozen, $5.00 per 100 Calla Maculata.25 cents each, $2.50 dozen White with spotted leaves. Tigridia Pavonia.20 cents each, $2.00 dozen WATSONIAS We can furnish a fine assortment of the New Hybrid Watsonias in rich shades of pinks, salmon, orange, lilac, etc. If interested send for our special list. These new Hybid Watsonias are very fine and should have a place in every garden. .