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Witch hazels

Author: Chris Lane
Publisher: Portland : Timber Press [in association with] Royal Horticultural Society, ©2005.
Series: Royal Horticultural Society plant collector guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account will undoubtedly be an inspiration to many gardeners as, although witch hazels have long been valued in gardens for the beauty and fragrance of their winter-borne flowers and fine autumn colours, until now there has been no book to champion and extol their many virtues. Happily this omission has now been rectified by Chris Lane to the benefit of gardeners everywhere.--COVER.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Lane
ISBN: 0881926787 9780881926781
OCLC Number: 55671892
Description: 227 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Nomenclature and Taxonomy 19 --
Chapter 2 Morphology and Distribution 23 --
Chapter 3 Hamamelis virginiana L.: The American Witch Hazel 29 --
Chapter 4 Hamamelis vernalis Sarg.: The Ozark Witch Hazel 45 --
Chapter 5 Hamamelis japonica Sieb. & Zucc.: The Japanese Witch Hazel 61 --
Chapter 6 Hamamelis mollis Oliv.: The Chinese Witch Hazel 77 --
Chapter 7 Hamamelis Hybrids 95 --
Chapter 8 The Development of Hybrid Witch Hazels 159 --
Chapter 9 Propagation 171 --
Chapter 10 Cultivation 181 --
Chapter 11 Companion Plants 191 --
Appendix 1 Gardeners' Selection 199 --
Appendix 2 Places to See Witch Hazels 201 --
Appendix 3 Where to Buy Witch Hazels 204.
Series Title: Royal Horticultural Society plant collector guide.
Responsibility: Chris Lane.
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Shrugging off several degrees of frost and a heavy weight of snow, witch hazels' distinctive flowers held on bare branches cannot fail to light up a garden in the depths of winter. This book focuses  Read more...

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Has many details and photographs of numerous named varieties. -- Michael Martin Mills Philadelphia Inquirer 20050311 It's a fascinating book with a wealth of detail and should be read by anyone with Read more...

 
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