This illustrated guide profiles over
2000 fuchsia species and cultivars. It is arranged in alphabetical order and each entry
includes: a description of the flower, colour, foliage and habit; hardiness, height and
spread; notes on cultivation and display; the name of the raiser and the parent plants;
and date of introduction and the country of registration. The book contains a brief
history of fuchsias and provides advice on general care, cultivation, propagation and
classification. 700 color photographs.
A profusely illustrated,
step-by-step guide to growing hardy fuchsias. Providing expert guidance and sensible
advice on all aspects of care and cultivation, it shows you how you can enjoy a dazzling
annual display. There is abundant advice on how to: choose and prepare your border; care
for the plant through the seasons; treat and prevent pests and diseases; display fuchsias
at their best in a variety of settings; and propagate new plants. Highly illustrated, and
with clear, step-by-step instruction, this is an excellent source of practical know-how
and fresh inspiration for all fuchsia enthusiasts.
A descriptive list of 60 cultivars,
offering information on each plant's height, flowering time, and flower and leaf, each
with a color photograph and illustration of leaves and sepals. Includes cultivation:
planting, feeding, mulching; pruning; pests and diseases; hydrangeas as potted plants;
drying the flowers; and propagation.
For the first time, a thorough
encyclopedia shows in full color the range of flowering treasures available. With complete
information on cultivation, propagation, and pests and diseases, The Encyclopedia of
Hydrangeas promises to help every discerning gardener ensure planting success. Lavishly
illustrated with approximately 800 photographs, the concise descriptions present more than
1000 hydrangea species, subspecies, varieties, and cultivars. All types of hydrangeas are
included, from blousy mopheads to delicate lacecaps, from oakleafs to climbers. This
incredible resource provides gardeners with the tools needed to discover the many true
gems in this lovely group of plants.
The first book to accurately
describe the selection, care, and culture of hydrangeas for the length and breadth of
North America. An indispensable reference for all gardeners and hydrangea enthusiasts,
containing practical advice, with treatises on propagation, pruning, breeding, drying,
design, and pests and diseases.