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Book of Blue Flowers

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ISBN-10: 0881927694

ISBN-13: 9780881927696

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Robert Geneve, Robert Geneve

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Perhaps the most uncommon color among plants, blue echoes the sky and adds a welcome accent to any garden. Greatly sought after by plant breeders, blues from pale lavender to powder blue add depth and tranquility to the gardener's palette. Noting that blue flowers are more common in high-altitude meadows and stream beds, the author suggests that this may account for their popularity in the cool gardens of northern Europe. Their rarity in warmer climates such as the southeastern United States is not inevitable, however, as there are suitable choices for every climate in the hundreds of blue-flowered plants available. This helpful survey is illustrated with more than 150 color photos of…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Is That Really a Blue Flower?
What Is in a Name?
Family Relationships
Technical Aspects of Blue as a Flower Color
Use of Blue Flowers in he Garden
Blue Is for Flowers
Descriptions A-Z
Plants for Various Uses in he Landscape
Glossary
Bibliography
Index