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Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Sedges, Rushes, Restios, Cat-Tails and Selected Bamboos

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ISBN-10: 0881924644

ISBN-13: 9780881924640

Edition: 1999

Authors: Rick Darke

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This encyclopedia by a distinguished American horticulturist is the most authoritative and best-illustrated reference ever published on ornamental grasses. Rick Darke has been studying and photographing grasses in gardens and native landscapes around the world for more than 20 years, and this book includes the best 500 photographs from his collection of nearly 15,000. At its heart is the illustrated alphabetical encyclopedia of important ornamental grasses, sedges, rushes, restios, cat-tails, and selected bamboos, with many plants illustrated in more than one season. Intended for gardeners in a wide range of situations and climates, this book is an invaluable tool for landscape architects,…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 326
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Rick Darke's many books include The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Beauty of Grasses
The Families of Grasses and Their Relatives
The Names of Grasses
Learning from Grasses in Native Habitats
Designing with Grasses
Growing and Maintaining Grasses
Encyclopedia of Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Restios, Cat-tails, and Selected Bamboos
Glossary
Bibliography
Nursery Sources
USDA Hardiness Zone Map
European Hardiness Zone Map
Index of Common Names
Index of Botanical Names