Greer's guidebook to available rhododendrons: species & hybrids

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Offshoot Publications, 1996 - Gardening - 227 pages
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This book offers a complete reference guide to available rhododendrons. The text covers over 1100 species & over 3800 hybrids. Information includes hardiness ratings, blooming times, parentage, & plant performance ratings, along with complete descriptions. It also includes information on selecting & growing your own rhododendrons & a listing of potential problems both disease & non-disease related. Informative charts, tables & lists of detailed & technical data dealing with such subjects as synonyms, botanical & horticultural terminology are included in the book. GREER'S GUIDEBOOK TO AVAILABLE RHODODENDRONS also has sections, including pictures, on pest & disease identification & control & pruning. Over 500 all new color pictures are included in 228 pages in the revised 3rd Edition. While this book gives technical information, it is written in a style with which the layman gardener will feel comfortable. Mr. Greer is a well-known specialist in his field & an expert hybridizer with many years of experience. He is a Past President of The American Rhododendron Society & currently serves as a Director of the ARS. GREER'S GUIDEBOOK TO AVAILABLE RHODODENDRONS may be ordered by calling 1- 800-548-0111.

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Contents

Botanical and Horticultural Terms
9
Insects and Other Pests
15
Species Rhododendrons
21
Frequently Used Synonyms
76
Hybrid Rhododendrons
84
R Elizabeth Red Foliage 8
123
R Fragrans 11
132
R Hachmanns Rosita 15
140
R Hallelujah
171
R Honey Bee
190
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