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Camellias A Practical Gardening Guide

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ISBN-10: 0881925772

ISBN-13: 9780881925777

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jim Rolfe, Yvonne Cave, Jennifer Trehane

List price: $19.95
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This highly illustrated, practical guide surveys the important species of the genus Camellia, as well as the numerous cultivars raised around the world. Comprehensive information and suggestions are given for selecting and cultivating these popular and adaptable plants and for using them in landscaping in a wide range of climates and situations. A discussion of pests and diseases, propagating and hybridizing, along with an annotated index of species and cultivars, make this book essential reading for both experienced camellia growers and enthusiastic beginners.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 142
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Jim Rolfe has been growing, studying, and writing about camellias for over 30 years. He is an accredited camellia judge and was for a numbers of years editor of the New Zealand Camellia Bulletin.

Jennifer Trehane and her son have an expanding blueberry business, including a nursery in Dorset, England, that specializes in blueberries, cranberries, and related plants. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in horticulture from the University of Reading and then helped her father plant the first thousand blueberry plants that became the basis of the family business. Her other passion is camellias; she is a past vice president of the International Camellia Society and author of Camellias.

Camellia nomenclature
The genus Camellia
Camellias around the world
Choosing a camellia
Growing camellias in the open ground
Landscaping with camellias
Camellias in containers
Disorders, diseases and pests
Annotated list of camellia species and cultivars
Growing camellias under protection
Camellia societies
United States source list