Hardy Euphorbias

Hardy Euphorbias

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A guide to cultivating and propagating hardy euphorbias. Many of these plants are native to the Mediterranean and Aegean regions and the author looks at the place of hardy euphorbias in what is a large plant family and describes how they grow in their natural habitat. He notes those species which are suitable to growth in the garden and how to make the most of them as well as giving ideas on planting and flower arranging. The reference section of the book includes both a key for identification and an A-Z of species and varieties with descriptions, notes on natural habitat plus guidance on any distinctive features and requirements of cultivation.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • PAVILION BOOKS
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 074703205X
  • 9780747032052

Table of contents

Introduction. Botany - the characteristics of the family and of the genus, the diversity of the genus; euphorbias in the wild - their distribution and ecology plus pointers to species worthy of introduction; cultivation - annual, perennial and half hardy species; propagation; euphorbias in the garden - planting ideas and plant associations; flower arranging; key - a key to the identification of the species and cultivars; A-Z - each entry covering a description of the plant, its wild habitat and distribution, its garden value and any distinctive features and requirements of cultivation.
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