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Agapanthus for Gardeners

Handbook / ManualFlora / FaunaOut of Print

By: Hanneke Van Dijk

96 pages, 147 col photos, 4 col illus, 1 col map, 2 line illus

Timber Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #147755 | ISBN: 0881926566
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About this book

Native to South Africa, the genus includes six species and 14 subspecies, both deciduous and evergreen, and to date more than 600 interesting and dramatic cultivars. This book includes descriptions of all species and subspecies, along with a selection of 80 cultivars which have proven themselves in the garden and in containers; information on buying and choosing plants, cultivation requirements, propagation, and pests and diseases; and a discussion of Agapanthus as a cut flower.

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Hanneke van Dijk is a biologist and keen gardener. She works as a journalist and has written a large number of books, including Encyclopedia of Border Plants and Encyclopaedia of Bulbs. She has a very personal view on nature and describes this in her own enthusiastic and witty way. She lives in the Netherlands.

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