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Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties
The Proteas (Proteaceae) are a large and ancient plant family with an impressive diversity of flower and form and an intriguing distribution pattern throughout mainly the Southern Hemisphere. Here Matthews has chosen a comprehensive selection of the best species and varieties, including a large number not previously seen in print. They are certain to inspire readers to grow them in their gardens where climate and soils are suitable. Chapters include advice on growing requirements, propagation, uses in garden situations, which ones to attract birds, cut-flower production...all facets of Protea are covered in this extensive guide.
Title: Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties
Category: Botanicals
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Pages: n/a
Photos: 365
Binding: Paperback
Availablity: backordered


Book Information

Recommendations: there are a few books we feel should be on every gardener's self. Take a look at our Must Have Books in the Books section of the HELP page.

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Many Australian plants can be successfully grown as Bonsai specimens? Banksia grandis, Brachychitons, Buckinghamia, many Callistemons and many Leptospermums See our custom plant list for more suggestions.

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