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A Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Gardenby Betsy Clebsch
Synopses & Reviews
This first significant book on the subject covers more than 100 beautiful, garden-worthy species and dozens of hybrids. Salvias are growing in popularity because of their diversity of fragrance, bloom, habit, and color, and many add drought tolerance and disease resistance to their ornamental qualities.
Book News Annotation:
Provides an alphabetical listing of some 100 exquisite, garden- worthy species and hybrids listing each plant's geographical origin, description, cultural requirements, and propagation techniques. Includes multiple handy appendices and nearly 100 superb color plates.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-211) and index.
About the Author
Betsy Clebsch is a noted amateur botanist and horticulturist in Northern California, having made and tended five gardens in Virginia, Texas, and California. Clebsch has participated in a number of plant explorations and regularly exchanges seed and rare plants, particularly salvias, with many botanical gardens.
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