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The Daylily: A Guide for Gardeners

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Few perennials are as tough and versatile as daylilies (genus Hemerocallis), and even fewer offer daylilies' enormous range of color, shape, and growing characteristics. The ease of hybridizing daylilies is a major attraction for the enthusiast. Any backyard gardener can hybridize daylilies, but this blessing of easy breeding can also be something of a curse to the newcomer. Tens of thousands of new daylilies are bred each year. How to choose and grow daylilies amidst this profusion? John Peat and Ted Petit have come to the rescue in this authoritative overview of all aspects of daylily history, cultivation, and breeding. Inspired by R. W. Munson Jr.'s classic treatment, Hemerocallis, they fully describe the history of the modern daylily. In the heart of the book, they detail the various types of hybrids and provide indispensable advice for growing all of them well. More than 200 beautiful color photographs and illustrations round out the work.

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An authoritative overview of all aspects of history, cultivation, and breeding of the modern daylily, accompanied by more than 200 beautiful color photographs and illustrations.

Synopsis:

An authoritative overview of all aspects of daylily history, cultivation, and breeding. Inspired by R. W. Munson Jr.'s classic treatment, Hemerocallis, the book fully describes the history of the modern daylily. In the heart of the book, the authors detail the various types of hybrids and provide indispensable advice for growing all of them well. More than 200 beautiful color photographs and illustrations round out the work.

About the Author

John P. Peat of Toronto, Ontario, is a research technician in biology, daylily hybridizer, and nurseryman. He is the owner of Cross Border Daylilies. He is a member of the American Hemerocallis Society and co-author of The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies.
Ted L. Petit, professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Toronto, breeds daylilies at his Florida garden, Le Petit Jardin. He is a member of the American Hemerocallis Society and co-author of The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881926668
Author:
Peat, John P.
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Author:
Peat, John
Author:
Petit, Ted
Author:
Petit, Ted L.
Location:
Portland, OR
Subject:
Flowers - Perennials
Subject:
Flowers - Bulbs
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Daylilies
Subject:
Gardening-Bulbs Rhizomes and Tubers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - With dust jacket
Series Volume:
no. 154
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in

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An authoritative overview of all aspects of history, cultivation, and breeding of the modern daylily, accompanied by more than 200 beautiful color photographs and illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , An authoritative overview of all aspects of daylily history, cultivation, and breeding. Inspired by R. W. Munson Jr.'s classic treatment, Hemerocallis, the book fully describes the history of the modern daylily. In the heart of the book, the authors detail the various types of hybrids and provide indispensable advice for growing all of them well. More than 200 beautiful color photographs and illustrations round out the work.
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