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    Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers (Hardback) By (author) Harry R. Phillips

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    DescriptionThis book, the most complete and expert treatment of wild flower propagation and cultivation to date, offers a sure approach to gardening with native plants while practicing good conservation. Based on ten years of pioneering research at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, "Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers" features practical, easy-to-follow methods for raising native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions specific instructions on the propagation and cultivation of plants representing nearly 100 genera of wild flowers, carnivorous plants, and ferns more than 250 illustrations, including 32 color photographs and 3 sample design plans for a perennial border For each species treated, the author includes descriptions of growth habits, flowers, fruits and seeds outstanding ornamental characteristics, flowering and fruiting times detailed directions on the collection, cleaning, storage, and germination of seed information on cultivation and use in the home landscape notes on related species and their propagation The native plants cited as examples are found primarily in the eastern United States. The propagation and handling techniques, however, will be useful throughout the temperate areas of the country.


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    Title
    Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harry R. Phillips
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 220 mm
    Height: 290 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 853 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807816486
    ISBN 10: 0807816485
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    BIC subject category V2: WMPC
    BISAC V2.8: GAR004000
    DC19: 635.9676
    Thema V1.0: WMP
    Illustrations note
    330ill.(30col.).
    Publisher
    The University of North Carolina Press
    Imprint name
    The University of North Carolina Press
    Publication date
    01 July 1985
    Publication City/Country
    Chapel Hill