Focusing on the iris, this guide allocates each species to its recommended growing area, such as the water garden, the shady garden, the summer border, and the rock garden. All plants are cross-referenced to classification chapters which explain how the genus is made up.
History and distribution of irises; the classification of the genus; the garden value of irises; A-Z of irises for the water garden; A-Z of irises for the shady garden; A-Z of irises for the rock garden; A-Z of irises for cut flowers; A-Z of irises for the summer border; A-Z of irises for the specialist; propagation and cultivation; hybridizing and modern developments; irises in the Southern Hemisphere; irises in North America; irises relatives; national collections; people and their plants.
The Gardener's Guide to Growing Irises by Geoff Stebbings
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