Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas
Boasting diverse leaf shape, size, color, and texture, it is no wonder that hostas continue to reign as the most popular perennial plants in North America. Not only are they the supreme plant for shade, but they also can be used in the landscape either as striking specimen plantings or as accommodating companion plants. Few pests bother them, and little maintenance is required, making hostas even more attractive to busy gardeners.
Each year a staggering number of new hostas are introduced. To assist gardeners and landscapers in selecting the right hosta for a particular situation, veteran plantswoman Diana Grenfell has teamed up with distinguished photographer Mike Shadrack in selecting 280 of the best hostas. Ranging from tried and true favorites to cutting edge newcomers bursting with potential, each plant has been handpicked for its superb performance in the landscape. An additional 545 hostas are briefly mentioned.
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A Must Have For Hostas LoversUser Review - wwegenke - Overstock.com
Reasonable price with over 300 colored photos of each hosta. Includes leaf blade, clump size and habit, along with descriptions. There is also has a comment for each hosta which includes best location ... Read full review
Timber Press pocket guide to hostasUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Grenfell, cofounder of the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society, has teamed up with photographer Shadrack to produce a small-sized but informative guide to hostas. The introduction covers hosta ... Read full review