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Irises A Gardener's Encyclopedia

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ISBN-10: 0881927309

ISBN-13: 9780881927306

Edition: 2005

Authors: Claire Austin, James W. Waddick

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Description:

A gorgeous encyclopedia with bearded and beardless irises suitable for gardens through a wide variety of zones including hot and dry, temperate and even cold northern climates. Includes irises with particularly striking foliage, scent, patterned falls, and ruffled edges. 1000 color photographs throughout.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/21/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 340
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Claire Austin grew irises and perennials for 20 years while working at her father's company David Austin Roses. In 2001, she and her husband, Ric Kenwood, established Claire Austin Hardy Plants, in Shropshire, England. They continue to grow over 1500 perennials at the nursery and hold the National Collection of bearded irises.

James W. Waddick is a contributor for the following Timber Press Title: Irises

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Plant and Flowers
Botany and Classification
About This Book
Iris Societies and Awards
Bearded Irises
Tall Bearded Irises
Border Bearded Irises
Miniature Tall Bearded Irises
Intermediate Bearded Irises
Standard Dwarf Bearded Irises
Miniature Dwarf Bearded Irises
Aril Irises
Arilbred Irises
Beardless Irises
Siberian Irises
Laevigata Irises
Japanese Irises
Louisiana Irises
Pacific Coast Irises
Spuria Irises
Other Beardless Species
Interspecies Hybrids
Bulbous Irises
Reticulata Irises
Dutch, Spanish, and English Irises
Junos
Cultivation
Growing Irises in the Garden
Pests and Diseases
Hybridizing and Growing Irises from Seed
Sources
Glossary
Bibliography
Index