The Hosta Book

The Hosta Book

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A book about the perennial genus known as hosta. This shade-tolerant and shade-loving plant is dealt with in the context of developing a garden as well as its versatility in floral arrangements. The book includes contributions from all over the world.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 170 x 220mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 100 colour photographs, b&w photographs, index
  • 0747000069
  • 9780747000068

Table of contents

Diversity of hosta, John Elsley; the cultivation of hosta, Paul Aden; hosta as viewed by a botanist, Dr Samuel B.Jones Jr; hostas with latinized names, Paul Aden; hosta enjoyment and cultivation in Japan, Yoshimichi Hirose; flower arranging with hostas, Mabel-Maria Herweg; small hostas in difficult places, Harold Epstein; a woodland setting for hostas, Dr Lillian Eichelberger Cannon; competitors in the garden, Paul Aden; successful companion plant combinations, Andre Viette; landscape concepts, Paul Aden; colour combinations, Graham Stuart Thomas; variegation and hybridizing observations, Paul Aden; recommendations for the landscape, Paul Aden. Appendix - retail nursery sources.show more