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Hydrangeas: A Gardener's Guide

Field / Identification GuideHandbook / Manual

By: Toni Lawson-Hall and Brian Rothera

176 pages, 130 col photos, 136 line illus

B T Batsford

Hardback | May 2004 | #144416 | ISBN: 0713488697
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #106844 | ISBN: 071347274X
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Shows the enormous possibilities offered by hydrangeas as garden shrubs, and helps with the identification of 100 of the most readily available cultivars. This new edition includes fully revised chapters on the genus; hydrangeas in the gardens; cultivation; and propagation. The main part of the book - the entries on the cultivars and subspecies - features details of 20 new plants, bringing the total to over 100. Each of the cultivar entries is illustrated by stunning photographs, leaf outlines and line drawings.

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Toni Lawson-Hall is a hydrangea enthusiast who (with Brian Rothera) built up the National Hydrangea Collection at the Lakeland Horticultural Society's garden in Windermere, Cumbria, England. This new edition is the result of her continued personal and professional experience. She has had the benefit of extensive contacts not only in Britain, but worldwide: the USA, France and Belgium have been particularly important sources of information.

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