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The New Encyclopedia of Hostas

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The lush, sculptural hosta is loved by gardeners for its ability to both combine well with other plants and project a strong presence when planted alone. The New Encyclopedia of Hostas--the second edition of Diana Grenfell and Michael Shadrack's classic work--provides growth and cultivation information for seven hundred cultivated hostas.

Detailed, easy-to-read descriptions include growing tips, recommendations for landscape use, and suggestions for companion plants. Clear cultivation advice is provided, including recommendations for hostas that succeed in challenging environments, such as the warmer regions of the United States. Captivating photographs show hostas up close and in a wide range of different garden situations.

Gardeners will appreciate the depth and scope of this essential reference and use it time and again to help with plant selection and identification, and to inspire new plantings.

About the Author

Diana Grenfell, a co-founder of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society, is the author of The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas, The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hostas and The Gardener's Guide to Growing Daylilies. She operates the well-known nursery, Apple Court, at Lymington in Hampshire with her husband, Roger Grounds, author of The Plantfinder's Guide to Ornamental Grasses.
Michael Shadrack is a member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society and the American Hosta Society. His interest in photography has led to a library of nearly 3200 hosta images, many of which have been published in books, magazines, and catalogs. He regularly lectures on hostas in Europe and North America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881929607
Author:
Grenfell, Diana
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Foreword by:
Prince of Wales
Foreword:
Prince of Wales
Author:
Shadrack, Mike
Author:
Shadrack, Michael
Subject:
Shade
Subject:
Hosta
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Flowers - Perennials
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Gardening-Perennials
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
472
Dimensions:
11.38 x 9 x 1.31 in 4.38 lb

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