An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis


With greater than 800 Clematis species and cultivated forms from which to decide on, gardeners and growers were inundated with techniques. much more problematical for a few has been the absence of a unmarried finished reference with which to spot the various cultivars. This new quantity, written by way of unique clematis specialists and subsidized by way of the authority of the British Clematis Society, is the 1st photo encyclopedia at the genus to surround the garden-worthy species and hybrids. This long-awaited ebook is separated into sections: the 1st is dedicated to the care and cultivation of clematis, whereas the second one offers an A--Z listing of greater than 550 crops, from the acclaimed large-flowered types to the less-familiar shrubby, subshrubby, and herbaceous kinds which are starting to be on hand. utilizing daily language, the authors supply plant descriptions that come with info on synonyms, beginning, plant behavior and peak, plant life, pruning crew, flowering interval, cultural standards, suggested makes use of within the backyard, and hardiness zones. The textual content is followed via greater than 650 wonderful colour photographs, making this encyclopedia an necessary reference and consultant.

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