A comprehensive guide to the cultivation of cyclamen. Though a small genus, cyclamen offers great variety of form and colour, and it is ideal for the specialist gardener. Grey-Wilson looks at the species in its historical context and charts its development.
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This is not only an authoritative botanical treatment, but also a practical gardener's handbook. Fully illustrated with color photographs, it includes extensive treatments of cyclamen cultivars & hybrids, with detailed notes on cultivation, propagation, & pests & diseases.About the Author:
Christopher Grey-Wilson has been the Editor of the Alpine Garden Society since 1990, and is also a freelance horticultural writer and photographer. For many years he was a Principal Scientific Officer at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, working as a Research Botanist, and as Editor of Curtis' Botanical Magazine. He has been on a number of major botanical expeditions in pursuit of the mountain floras of Europe and Asia, particularly those of the Himalaya and southwest China. He is the author of several books regarded as standard works, including The Genus Cyclamen, The Illustrated Flora of Britain and Northern Europe, How to Identify Wild Flowers, The Alpine Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe, A Manual of Alpine and Rock Garden Plants, and The Alpine Garden. Recently published by B.T. Batsford is his comprehensive work Clematis the Genus. He serves on a number of committees of the Royal Horticultural Society, who recently awarded him a Gold Veitch Memorial Award.
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Descrizione libro Batsford Ltd, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0713487607