Growing and propagating wild flowers
University of North Carolina Press,
This 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 divisionsspecific instructions on the propagation and cultivation of plants representing nearly 100 genera of wild flowers, carnivorous plants, and fernsmore than 250 illustrations, including 32 color photographs and 3 sample design plans for a perennial border For each species treated, the author includesdescriptions of growth habits, flowers, fruits and seedsoutstanding ornamental characteristics, flowering and fruiting timesdetailed directions on the collection, cleaning, storage, and germination of seedinformation on cultivation and use in the home landscapenotes 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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|Grouping Title||growing and propagating wild flowers|
|Grouping Author||phillips harry r|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-10 01:06:21AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-18 02:26:53AM|
|author||Phillips, Harry R.|
North Carolina Botanical Garden.
|author_display||Phillips, Harry R|
|available_at_mcvsd||SD51 Fruita High School|
|detailed_location_mcvsd||SD51 Fruita High School|
|owning_library_mcvsd||Mesa County Valley School Dist. 51|
|owning_location_mcvsd||SD51 Fruita High School|
|subject_facet||Wild flower gardening|
Wild flowers -- Propagation
|title_display||Growing and propagating wild flowers|
|title_full||Growing and propagating wild flowers / by Harry R. Phillips ; with contributions by Rob Gardner and Charlotte A. Jones-Roe in collaboration with the staff of the North Carolina Botanical Garden ; edited by C. Ritchie Bell and Ken Moore ; illustrations by Dorothy S. Wilbur|
|title_short||Growing and propagating wild flowers|
Wild flower gardening