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Bleeding hearts, Corydalis, and their relatives

Author: Mark C Tebbitt; Magnus Lidén; Henrik Zetterlund
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2008.
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Members of the bleeding heart family, such as the well-known Chinese bleeding heart, have long been among the best-loved flowers of the perennial border. In recent years, however, excitement about this group has reached fever pitch with the introduction of dozens of stunning new discoveries, particularly among the genus "Corydalis," Super-hardy and adorned with blossoms in a spectrum of jewel-like colors, their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bestimmungsbuch
Field guides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark C Tebbitt; Magnus Lidén; Henrik Zetterlund
ISBN: 9780881928822 0881928828
OCLC Number: 166391102
Notes: "Published in association with Brooklyn Botanic Garden."
Description: 176 pages, 44 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Old Friends and New Acquaintances --
1. Cultivation --
Their Use as Garden Plants --
Propagation --
Creating Hybrids --
Pests and Diseases --
2. Natural History --
The Bleeding Heart Family --
Recent Taxonomic Changes --
Morphology --
Natural Distribution --
Habits and Habitats --
Pollination --
Seed Dispersal --
Bleeding Hearts and Butterflies --
3. Identification Key to Genera --
4. The Bleeding Hearts --
Adlumia (Allegheny Vine) --
Dactylicapnos (Climbing Dicentras) --
Dicentra (Dutchman's Breeches and Bleeding Hearts) --
Ehrendorferia (Eardrops) --
Ichtyoselmis (Large-flowered Dicentra) --
Lamprocapnos (Bleeding Heart) --
5. Corydalis --
The Tuberous Corydalis --
Section Corydalis --
Section Leonticoides --
Other Tuberous Species --
Non-tuberous Species with Yellow and Cream Flowers --
Non-tuberous Species with Blue, Purple, Pink, and/or White Flowers --
6. Additional Cultivated Genera --
Capnoides (Rock Harlequin) --
Fumaria (Fumitories) --
Pseudofumaria (Rock Fumeworts) --
Rupicapnos (Cliff-smokes) --
Stucocapnos (Flesh-smokes) --
Appendix A. Useful Addresses --
Appendix B. Plants Recommended for Beginners --
Appendix C. Royal Horticultural Society Awarded Plants --
Appendix D. Measurement Conversion.
Responsibility: Mark C. Tebbitt, Magnus Lidén, and Henrik Zetterlund ; with illustrations by Adèle Rossetti Morosini and Paul Harwood.
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Covers various cultivated species, hybrids, and cultivars of Corydalis, Dicentra, and allied genera in the bleeding heart family. This book features descriptions, keys to the genera and species that  Read more...


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Features ... beautiful photos that show the vivid color and fascinating shapes of these woodland beauties. -- Susan Umberger Lexington Herald-Leader 20080816 A handsome book brimming with practical Read more...

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