As most gardeners have had the pleasure to discover, there is a hosta for almost every garden situation. The Gardeners Guide to Growing Hostas is a beautiful, practical guide for both gardeners and collectors by one of the worlds leading hosta growers. It features essential advice on cultivation, propagation, and garden uses as well as an AZ plant directory listing over 400 cultivars and forms.Novices will appreciate the many color photographs that make picking the best variety an easy task; committed enthusiasts will enjoy the brief history and botany of the hosta and the information about hosta collections all over the world. World-renowned expert George Smith offers a chapter on how to use hostas in flower arrangements, and information on exhibiting and showing hostas completes the comprehensive, up-to-date account of this fascinating plant.
Author: Diana Grenfell