CAMELLIAS A PRACTICAL GARDENING GUIDE

Author(s): JIM ROLFE, CAVE VONNIE

Gardening

This highly illustrated, practical guide surveys the important species of the genus Camellia, as well as the numerous cultivars raised around the world. Comprehensive information and suggestions are given for selecting and cultivating these popular and adaptable plants and for using them in landscaping in a wide range of climates and situations. A discussion of pests and diseases, propagating and hybridizing, along with an annotated index of species and cultivars, make this book essential reading for both experienced camellia growers and enthusiastic beginners.

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All levels of gardener will welcome Jim Rolfe and Yvonne Cave's Camellias. Bookwatch 20050117

Jim Rolfe has been growing, studying, and writing about camellias for over 30 years. He is an accredited camellia judge and was for a numbers of years editor of the New Zealand Camellia Bulletin. Yvonne Cave is one of New Zealand's foremost garden photographers. She is the author of The Succulent Garden, and her superb photos have illustrated a number of major gardening books, including Irises: A Practical Gardening Guide and The Gardener's Encyclopedia of New Zealand Native Plants.

Camellia nomenclature; the genus camellia; camellias from around the world; choosing a camellia; growing camellias in the open ground; landscaping with camellias; camellias in containers; disorders, diseases and pests; propagation; annotated list of camellia species and cultivars; growing camellias under protection; camcellia societies.

General Fields

  • : 9780881925777
  • : timber
  • : timber
  • : 0.424
  • : August 2003
  • : 248mm X 178mm X 9mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : JIM ROLFE, CAVE VONNIE
  • : P
  • : ill
  • : 635.933624
  • : 142
  • : 115 colour photos, 22 line drawings