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Hostas

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ISBN-10: 1552978877

ISBN-13: 9781552978870

Edition: 2004

Authors: Rosemary Barrett, Derek Hughes

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Derek Hughes is a Professor of English at the University of Aberdeen, and formerly held a chair at the University of Warwick. He has published widely on Restoration literature in journals such as ELH, Essays in Criticism, and Philological Quarterly, and is internationally recognized as a leading authority on Restoration Drama. His books include English Drama, 1660 1700 (1996) and The Theatre of Aphra Behn (2001). With Janet Todd, he edited the Cambridge Companion to Aphra Behn (2004). He is currently completing a monograph on the representation of human sacrifice in literature, which reflects extensive research into early European contacts with America.

Introduction
Discovery and Development
European Introduction
Hosta Species
Focus on Foliage
Development in North America
Hosta Flowers
Cultivation
Planting
Shade requirements
Soil and mulch
Pests
Three Difficult Beauties
Diseases
Propagation
Raising from seed
Pollination
Vegetative propagation
The "roundabout" method of propagation
Landscaping with Hostas:Color Selection for Borders and Beds
For mixed beds
Seasonal changes
Blue selection
Green selection
Gold selection
Variegated selection
For a white garden
For a "hot" border
For a hosta walk
Landscaping with Hostas:Some Typical Garden Settings
A large woodland-style garden
A small shade garden
Formal gardens
A small city or retirement garden
Courtyard gardens
Landscaping with Hostas:Enhancing a Garden's Special Features
Integrating strong focal points
Hostas for water features
Growing Hostas in Containers
Why grow plants in containers?
Choosing suitable containers
Planting up your containers
Container gardening in cold climates
Positioning your pots
Container creativity
Good Companions
Trees for hostas
Shrubs for hostas
Companion shade plants for hostas
Clematis
Catalog of Hostas
descriptions of 170 species and cultivars
Bibliography
Useful Addresses
Index