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In these two volumes will be found every plant in significant cultivation anywhere in the world that grows from a bulb, corm, rhizome, or tuber. Some 230 genera are covered, and a huge number of species, varieties and cultivars. Genera are dealt with in detail appropriate to their importance, with information on history, classification, culture, propagation, pests and diseases, uses and species and cultivars. John E.Bryan's career in horticulture has been wide-ranging and distinguished. He was vice-president of Oregon Bulb Farms, and director of San Francisco's Strybing Arboretum. In recent years he has been a horticultural consultant and publisher of the monthly "Gardening Newsletter".show more

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  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 208 x 218mm
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 164 colour plates (vol 1), 134 colour plates (vol 2)
  • 0747002312
  • 9780747002314

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