Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates An Illustrated Encyclopedia

ISBN-10: 088192525X
ISBN-13: 9780881925258
Edition: 2002
Authors: Michael A. Dirr
List price: $69.95
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Description: This volume is a photographic encyclopedia of tress, shrubs, and vines for warm climates. It shows both the habit - flower, fruit, bark, autumn colour - and details of more than 400 species and describes hundreds more cultivars and varieties.

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Book details

List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.136
Language: English

This volume is a photographic encyclopedia of tress, shrubs, and vines for warm climates. It shows both the habit - flower, fruit, bark, autumn colour - and details of more than 400 species and describes hundreds more cultivars and varieties.

Michael A. Dirr is a professor of horticulture at the University of Georgia. He is the author of twelve books, including Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia and the text and reference book, Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, and has published more than 300 scientific and popular papers and articles. His teaching, lectures, seminars, garden study tours, and plant introduction programs have contributed enormously to greater horticultural awareness. He has received the highest teaching and gardening awards from the University of Georgia, American Society of Horticultural Science, American Horticultural Society, American Nursery & Landscape Association, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Southern Nursery Association, and Garden Club of America.

Acknowledgments
Preface
Reflections on Garden-making in Georgia
A-Z Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates
Abelia
Abies
Abutilon
Acacia
Acer
Actinidia
Adina
Aesculus
Agave
Alangium
Aleurites
Allamanda
Alnus
Antigonon
Araucaria
Arbutus
Ardisia
Aucuba
Baccharis
Bauhinia
Bougainvillea
Broussonetia
Brugmansia
Brunfelsia
Buddleia
Buxus
Callistemon
Camellia
Campsis
Carissa
Cassia
Castanea
Ceanothus
Cephalotaxus
Chilopsis
Chitalpa
Choisya
Cinnamomum
Cistus
Clethra
Cleyera
Cliftonia
Cocculus
Cornus
Cotoneaster
Crataegus
Croton
Cunninghamia
Cupressus
Cycas
Cyrilla
Cyrtomium
Danae
Daphne
Daphniphyllum
Decumaria
Desfontainia
Dicksonia
Diospyros
Distylium
Duranta
Edgeworthia
Ehretia
Elaeagnus
Elliottia
Emmenopterys
Epigaea
Eriobotrya
Erythrina
Escallonia
Eucalyptus
Eucryphia
Euonymus
Eurya
Euscaphis
Fatshedera
Fatsia
Feijoa
Ficus
Fontanesia
Fuchsia
Galphimia
Gardenia
Gaylussacia
Gelsemium
Gordonia
Grevillea
Hedera
Helianthemum
Hibiscus
Hypericum
Idesia
Ilex
Illicium
Indigofera
Ixora
Jasminum
Juniperus
Kadsura
Koelreuteria
Lagerstroemia
Lantana
Laurus
Lavandula
Leitneria
Leptospermum
Lespedeza
Leucophyllum
Leucothoe
Leycesteria
Ligustrum
Lindera
Liquidambar
Lithocarpus
Lonicera
Loropetalum
Lyonia
Magnolia
Mahonia
Malus
Malvaviscus
Mandevilla
Melia
Michelia
Millettia
Mitchella
Musa
Myrica
Myrtus
Nandina
Nerium
Nyssa
Orixa
Osmanthus
Pachysandra
Palms
Butia
Chamaerops
Livistona
Phoenix
Rhapidiophyllum
Rhapis
Sabal
Serenoa
Syagrus
Trachycarpus
Washingtonia
Parkinsonia
Parrotiopsis
Parthenocissus
Passiflora
Persea
Philadelphus
Phillyrea
Photinia
Pieris
Pinckneya
Pinus
Pistacia
Pittosporum
Plumbago
Podocarpus
Poliothyrsis
Prunus
Punica
Pyracantha
Quercus
Rhamnus
Rhaphiolepis
Rhododendron
Rhus
Rosa
Rosmarinus
Rubus
Ruscus
Santolina
Sapindus
Sapium
Sarcandra
Sarcococca
Sequoia
Sequoiadendron
Serissa
Sesbania
Sinocalycanthus
Sinojackia
Smilax
Sophora
Staphylea
Stewartia
Styrax
Sycopsis
Symplocos
Taxus
Tecomaria
Ternstroemia
Teucrium
Torreya
Trachelospermum
Trochodendron
Ulmus
Ungnadia
Vaccinium
Viburnum
Vinca
Vitex
Vitis
Wedelia
Wisteria
Zamia
Zanthoxylum
Zelkova
Ziziphus
Selecting Plants for Specific Characteristics or Purposes
Trees: Design Characteristics
Trees: Cultural Characteristics
Shrubs: Design Characteristics
Shrubs: Cultural Characteristics and Maintenance
Needle Evergreens: Design and Cultural Characteristics
Vines: Design and Cultural Characteristics
Palms
Groundcovers
U.S. Department of Agriculture Hardiness Zone Map
Conversion Table for Metric Measurements
Index of Plant Scientific Names
Index of Plant Common Names

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