Synopses & Reviews
The garden-worthiness of hardy geraniums, or cranesbills, is often underestimated. Their cheerful flowers, intricate foliage, and versatility all call for them to be used more in the garden landscape.This new, updated version of a classic work offers full descriptions of more than 140 types of geranium, covering their natural geographical distribution and details of their varieties and hybrids. It provides a wealth of information on the history, nomenclature, classification, behavior, and use in cultivation of these beautiful and varied plants. Illustrated with over 50 color photographs and many more line drawings, including silhouettes of the different leaf forms, this unique book provides a complete study of hardy geraniums for all those involved in gardening, botany, and horticulture.