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Hollies : the genus Ilex

Author: Fred C Galle; Holly Society of America.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, ©1997.
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This book is the first definitive work in English, an authoritative reference to all the hollies in cultivation, describing many of the more than 800 species, 30 deciduous any 780 evergreen. The book is divided into four parts: the first covers landscaping and orcharding, the second includes botany and morphological characteristics, the third is an encyclopedia of cultivars and species, and the fourth offers  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Galle, Fred C.
Hollies.
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)742076157
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred C Galle; Holly Society of America.
ISBN: 088192380X 9780881923803
OCLC Number: 35172603
Notes: "Published in association with the Holly Society of America, Inc."
Description: 573 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Holly Folklore and Legends / Harry William Dengler --
Ch. 2. Landscaping with Hollies --
Ch. 3. Holly Orcharding --
Ch. 4. Hollies for Topiary / Alden Hopkins --
Ch. 5. Bonsai with Holly --
Ch. 6. Decorating for Christmas with Holly / Libby Hodges Oliver --
Ch. 7. Hollies in Art --
Ch. 8. Taxonomic History --
Ch. 9. Morphological Characteristics of the Genus Ilex --
Ch. 10. Systematic Botany: The Classification and Naming of Plants --
Ch. 11. Deciduous Holly Species --
Ch. 12. Deciduous Holly Cultivars --
Ch. 13. Interspecific Deciduous Holly Hybrids --
Ch. 14. Evergreen Holly Species --
Ch. 15. Evergreen Holly Cultivars --
Ch. 16. Interspecific Evergreen Holly Hybrids --
Ch. 17. Planting and Care of Hollies.
Responsibility: Fred C. Galle ; scientific advisor, Theodore R. Dudley ; technical advisor, Gene K. Eisenbeiss.
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Do you need a broadleaf evergreen, color in winter, or a barrier hedge? The versatility of this genus is explored with descriptions of many of the 30 deciduous and 780 evergreen species.  Read more...

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