The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis

The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis

Book - 2016
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'The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis' profiles 196 varieties of this popular climbing plant. It includes introductory information on designing with clematis and genus information, but the bulk of the book are the plant profiles featuring both large-flowered and small-flowered hybrids. The profiles include botanic and common names, growing and propagation information, maintenance and pruning tips, and a colour photo. Additional information on where to buy and see the plants is also included. The Plant Lover's Guides offer a rich source of information on both new and classic garden plants. Written by enthusiastic experts, they recommend the best varieties for different situations, inspire ideas for new plant combinations, and are packed with resources for the home gardener. These gorgeous guides celebrate the beauty of each plant and form a comprehensive library that every plant lover will want to own. AUTHOR: Linda Beutler has been the curator of the Rogerson Clematis Collection since 2007, and in 2013, she was elected the first woman and first American president of the International Clematis Society. She is an active member of the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon and many other garden and plant societies. She lectures nationally on numerous gardening topics and is a garden writer for both local and national publications, including 'Organic Gardening',' Pacific Horticulture', and 'Portrait of Portland'. SELLING POINTS: * POPULAR and WIDELY AVAILABLE PLANT: Clematis are the royalty of climbing plants; with their sumptuous flowers, long season of bloom, and attractive seedheads, they are eagerly sought by gardeners of all levels of experience. * DEEMED AN "AN EXCELLENT SERIES" BY THE NEW YORK TIMES: The Plant Lover's Guides offer a rich source of information on both new and classic garden plants. Written by enthusiastic experts, they recommend the best varieties for different situations, inspire ideas for new plant combinations, and are packed with resources for the home gardener. * EXPERT ADVICE IN A BEAUTIFUL PACKAGE: Growing information, 196 plant profiles, lists of plants for particular purposes, and a resource guide are supported by a lush, photo-driven design that highlights the unique beauty of clematis. * ENDORSED BY KEW: The series is being published in association with the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, a world leader in plant science and conservation and one of the most respected brands in the world of horticulture. 273 colour photos
Publisher: Portland, Oregon :, Timber Press,, 2016
ISBN: 9781604696592
1604696591
Branch Call Number: 635.93334 Beu
Characteristics: 253 pages : color illustrations
Additional Contributors: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Alternative Title: Clematis

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