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Hydrangeas

Author: Glyn Church; Pat Greenfield
Publisher: Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive guide covers the early history of hydrangeas, wild species and cultivated forms and lists the most popular varieties. It also includes: a section on the widely sought-after, versatile and hardy climbing hydrangeas; advice on planting, cultivation, and propagation; how to prune hydrangea; use in garden design; how to care for cut blooms for long-lasting beauty; growing in containers; affecting  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glyn Church; Pat Greenfield
ISBN: 1552095711 9781552095713 1552095215 9781552095218
OCLC Number: 46361995
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Early History and Outline of the Genus --
Wild Hydrangea Species and Cultivated Forms --
Cultivars of Hydrangea macrophylla and H. serrata --
Rare Hydrangeas and Hydrangea Relatives --
The Special Qualities of Garden Hydrangeas --
Landscaping with Hydrangeas --
Climatic Requirements --
Soils, Feeding, Mulching and Watering --
Planting and Pruning --
Pests and Diseases --
Propagation --
Container Culture and Cut Flower Uses --
Appendix: Recommendations for Special Sites and Purposes.
Responsibility: Glyn Church ; photographs by Pat Greenfield.
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For the gardener who wants a colourful, versatile, easy-to-grow and long-flowering shrub, the hydrangea is the answer. This book is created by the renowned New Zealand packager and publisher David  Read more...

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Beautiful photographs are interspersed throughout the book, making one to immediately want to add these shrubs to the landscape.--Sharon Rhodes"E-Streams" (06/01/2002) Church covers everything from Read more...

 
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