Clematis: A Gardener's Guide to the Genus

Clematis: A Gardener's Guide to the Genus

by Christopher Grey-Wilson, C. Grey-Wilson, Christopher Grey-Wilson
     
 

This study highlights the species in cultivation, but also provides details on numerous plants still only found in the wild, with accompanying maps to show the distribution of the different groups. The gardener will find advice on plant selection combined with comprehensive information on how to grow and care for them, including tips on matters such as propagation,…  See more details below

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This study highlights the species in cultivation, but also provides details on numerous plants still only found in the wild, with accompanying maps to show the distribution of the different groups. The gardener will find advice on plant selection combined with comprehensive information on how to grow and care for them, including tips on matters such as propagation, pruning, and pests and diseases. With analyses of the origin of many cultivars, helpful identification keys and more than 150 full-colour photographs, this text will prove accessible to the gardener, horticulturist and botanist alike.

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From a long tenure at the Royal Botanic Gardens-Kew and books on and , the Ph.D. editor of the Alpine Garden Society journal turns his authoritative green thumb to the 297 garden cultivars and still found only in the wild clematis species. Includes global distribution maps; selection, care and propagation tips; some 100 color photos sure to entice gardeners and scientists alike; and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881924282
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1900
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.73(w) x 10.09(h) x 0.93(d)

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