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Alpines: From Mountain to Garden


Series: Botanical Magazine Monographs

By: Richard Wilford

244 pages, 300 col photos, 31 col illus

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Hardback | Oct 2010 | #182095 | ISBN-13: 9781842461723
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NHBS Price: £28.99 $35/€32 approx

About this book

This book explores the geography, history, botany and cultivation of alpines and rock garden plants from around the world. The story of the discovery of alpine plants and their introduction into gardens is a tale of exploration, adventure and perseverance.

The book is arranged by geographical region, from Europe and North America, to China, Australasia, South America and Africa. Plant portraits look in detail at particular genera and species, accompanied by colour photographs and botanical illustrations.

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