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The Gardener's Iris Book

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Publisher Comments:

All of the essentials on iris care are carefully and simply explained, along with tips to ensure a stunning display from healthy plants. Specific cultural advice for the most desirable and adaptable iris types allows gardeners to choose the plants best suited for their region of the country. The full beauty of these irises is captured in color, featuring images by renowned garden photographer Roger Foley. Also included is a list of recent American Iris Society award-winning varieties and complete instructions on choosing the best varieties for your garden; the when and how of planting irises; coaxing more blooms from each plant; dividing rhizomes; controlling pests safely; creating your own hybrids.

Book News Annotation:

While not comprehensive, this volume covers the major members of the genus, along with plenty of interesting and unusual species. Species are grouped by their cultural requirements or distinguishing characteristics. Other topics include planting, pest control, hybridizing, and dividing iris. Includes some 500 fine color photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A 40-year veteran of iris growing shares his expertise in choosing, planting, growing, and dividing the most exquisite irises. 163 color photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561582402
Author:
Shear, William
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
William
Location:
Newtown, Conn. :
Subject:
Flowers - Perennials
Subject:
Iris (plant)
Subject:
Irises (Plants)
Subject:
General Gardening
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20020115
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.31x8.42x.63 in. 1.70 lbs.

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