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The Genus Lavandula Other / Books

The Genus Lavandula

Long prized by the fragrance industry for its essential oils, the genus Lavandula is steadily increasing in popularity among gardeners and horticulturists worldwide. This is the first full treatment of this important genus to be undertaken since 1937. It treats 40 species and their cultivars and hybrids, …

Tree Ferns Other / Books

Tree Ferns

Tree ferns in the landscape command the attention of both devoted gardeners and casual passersby. Their stately form resembles that of the palm tree and evokes a feeling of the quintessentially exotic. This volume is the source for information on the living tree ferns. It surveys families, genera, and …

Flora's Orchids Other / Books

Flora's Orchids

From the producers of the bestselling Flora (Timber Press, 2003) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts, with more than 1500 orchids described in detail. Genus entries give information on natural distribution, characteristics, and cultivation; species coverage includes a description and …

The Genus Arisaema Other / Books

The Genus Arisaema

Arisaema is a large genus within the Arum family, consisting of about 200 species, subspecies, and varieties distributed widely around the globe. They are remarkable for their exotic-looking inflorescences-which inspired the common name of cobra lily-and for the fact that they can change sex from year …

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids

1500 orchid species are profiled in this authoritative, detailed, and carefully researched encyclopedia. Infinitely varied and hugely interesting, these strikingly beautiful plants are sumptuously illustrated with over 1000 photographs in a reference that no orchid lover can afford to be without. …

Tropical Flowering Plants Other / Books

Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation

A Guide to Identification and Cultivation | This book bridges a long-standing gap between obscure references in tropical botany and the gardeners need for an accurate, practical guide with clear photographs. Incorporating the latest advances in plant taxonomy from the definitive text of Dr. Walter Judd, …

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids

Our best single book on orchids is a perennial bestseller and an outstanding value at the price. Edited by an eminent orchidist, it is aimed at a broad audience, from the flower lover with a casual interest in orchids to the committed enthusiast and professional. It fully describes and beautifully illustrates …

Bamboo for Gardens Other / Books

Bamboo for Gardens

Bamboos evoke an exotic atmosphere wherever they are used? unfortunately, they are too often kept out of our gardens for fear of their invasive qualities or lack of hardiness. In truth, these elegant grasses, encompassing both woody and herbaceous forms, can achieve dramatic yet restrained effects in …