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By: David Bassett and Shirley Bassett

B T Batsford

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #162565 | ISBN: 0713490020
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Gardeners throughout the world love these majestic flowers but few are aware of the range of colour and form now available with the burst of new cultivatars, several of which have been awarded the RHS Award of Gold Merit. Not just blue, but red, pink, violet, yellow and white forms are now available.

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Former University lecturers (Cell Biology and Chemistry), David and Shirley Bassett have grown delphiniums for many years, raising and introducing new varieties and competing in shows. In recent years they have both been heavily involved with The Delphinium Society. David Bassett is the author of the RHS Wisley Handbook on Delphiniums, published in 1990, and for a period of more than ten years wrote regularly for Garden News as their Delphinium Specialist.

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