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This book by a founding member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society takes a historical approach

This book by a founding member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society takes a historical approach. Ms. Grenfell traces the introduction of hostas from Japan through Macao to Europe two hundred years ago, detailing the work of nineteenth and twentieth century botanists on the genus, and tracing the sequence of extraordinary mistakes and coincidences which have caused such havoc in hosta nomenclature.

This book by a founding member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society takes a historical approach. This book by a founding member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society takes a historical approach.

The Flowering Foliage Plant. Grenfell, . Published by London: Batsford, 1900, 1900. Bibliographic Details. The Flowering Foliage Plant. From Mair Wilkes Books (Fife, United Kingdom). Price: £ 30 Convert Currency. Publisher: London: Batsford, 1900. Publication Date: 1900.

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Hosta (/ˈhɒstə/, syn. Funkia) is a genus of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies and occasionally by the Japanese name giboshi. Hostas are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants

Hosta (/ˈhɒstə/, syn. Hostas are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants. The genus is currently placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae, and is native to northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Russian Far East). Like many "lilioid monocots", the genus was once classified in the Liliaceae

Hosta: The Flowering Foliage Plant by Diana Grenfell (1990-02-01).

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shade garden - 'Fire and Ice' Hosta! The leaves are slightly curled on this mostly white hosta that has green . Flowering plants that bloom reliably in full shade

shade garden - 'Fire and Ice' Hosta! The leaves are slightly curled on this mostly white hosta that has green edges. Planting tip: Hostas are. Best shade perennials for sale. Flowering plants that bloom reliably in full shade. Plants with colorful foliage to bring season long excitement to shady gardens. Perennial shade flowers for dry soil

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Aden, Paul The Hosta Book. Grenfell, Diana Hostas. 1993 The Hardy Plant Society. Grenfell, Diana The Gardeners Guide to Growing Hostas. Barrett, Rosemary Hostas. 2004 Firefly Books Ltd. 1-55297-886-9. 1996 Timber Press, Florilegium, Rozelle, Aus. 0 4 586498-0-4. Grenfell, Diana Hostas (Gardeners Guide). 2003 Royal Horticultural Society. Grenfell, Diana & Shadrack, Michael The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas. 2004 Timber Press, David & Charles, Plc.

Hosta The Flowering Foliage Plant (Diana Grenfell). HOSTA: It is difficult to find a garden that is without this versatile East Asian native. Lush foliage in diverse colors, heights and textures, coupled with its ability to excel in deep shade have captured gardeners hearts everywhere. Miniature hostas are quite the rave for collectors, Hosta Curly Fries stands 6 inches tall and up to 16 inches wide. The lavender flowers stand 16 inches tall in midsummer.

This book by a founding member of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society takes a historical approach. Ms. Grenfell traces the introduction of hostas from Japan through Macao to Europe two hundred years ago, detailing the work of nineteenth and twentieth century botanists on the genus, and tracing the sequence of extraordinary mistakes and coincidences which have caused such havoc in hosta nomenclature. There are full and detailed descriptions of the species and a listing and descriptions of more than 150 recommended cultivars, some of which may be better known among English and Continental growers than in the United States. In addition to the color photographs, there are 27 botanical drawings by Jenny Brasier, who has won three Gold Medals from the Royal Horticultural Society for her illustrations. Published at $39.95 Our last copies available at $19.98

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Hosta: The Flowering Foliage Plant download epub
Gardening & Landscape Design
Author: Diana Grenfell
ISBN: 0881921882
Category: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Subcategory: Gardening & Landscape Design
Language: English
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated (February 1, 1990)
Pages: 240 pages