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Irises : Wisley Handbooks - Sidney Linnegar

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Irises are among the most beautiful flowering plants that can be grown in temperate climates. These stunning plants have a range that encompasses all colours of the rainbow and can provide spectacular focal plants for a mixed border, by water, among shrubs, in a rock garden, or in beds by themselves.

This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of iris care, providing invaluable reference for amateur gardeners and experienced growers alike. The straightforward approach to essential techniques, together with advice on tackling pests and other problems, and the directory of recommended varieties, will ensure successful results.

About the Author

Sidney Linnegar trained at Kew Gardens and was for many years in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Reading, where he was responsible for the collection of iris species. He is now retired and was recently president of the British Iris Society. He lives in Berkshire. Jennifer Hewitt is also involved in the British Iris Society and was previously honorary editor of its yearbook. She lives in Kidderminster, England.

Introduction; How to grow; Where to grow; Choosing plants; Pests and diseases; Glossary and further information; Index

ISBN: 9781845333836
ISBN-10: 9781908163295
Series: Wisley Handbooks
Audience: General
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 13.8  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1