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Meconopsis for Gardeners: The Lure of the Blue Poppy

By: Christopher Grey-Wilson(Editor), Simon Milne(Foreword By)

384 pages, colour photos, colour tables

Alpine Garden Publications

Hardback | Jan 2017 | #236790 | ISBN-13: 9780900048999
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £51.99 $68/€58 approx

About this book

Meconopsis are the most beguiling of garden plants, captivating all who encounter them. In this lavishly illustrated book, published by the Alpine Garden Society and The Meconopsis Group, the world's leading growers explain how to select the best cultivars and species for your garden and how to grow these beautiful plants successfully. Today there is a wide selection of plants available, not only with blue flowers but also purple, white, yellow and red. Meconopsis for Gardeners gives detailed information on all of them and there are also chapters on Meconopsis in the wild, the intrepid plant collectors who brought them into cultivation and their history in gardens. This is an essential reference work for all who are interested in this wonderful genus.

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