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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Timber Press Pocket Guides

By: Rick Darke

228 pages, 320 colour photos

Timber Press

Paperback | Aug 2004 | #155163 | ISBN: 0881926531
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About this book

An accessible and comprehensive reference to the wide range of striking grasses available to gardeners, this pocket guide features an assortment of plants with varied textures, forms, sizes, and flowering times. In a handy, compact format, new varieties are presented, as well as plant descriptions and cultivation information. More than 500 species and cultivars are covered, illustrated with over 300 color photographs.

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Rick Darke is a landscape design consultant, author, and photographer based in Landenberg, Pennsylvania. He was a member of Longwood Gardens' staff for twenty years, first as assistant taxonomist and then as curator of plants. Darke received the Scientific Award of the American Horticultural Society, and his landmark work, The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses, earned a Book Award from the American Horticultural Society.

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