Verticordia: The Turner of Hearts

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UWA Publishing, 2002 - History - 422 pages
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Western Australian wildflowers are internationally renowned for their beauty and variety, and verticordias are no exception. Verticordia: The Turner of Hearts brings together for the first time available information on all the described taxa of Verticordia (101 species, 13 subspecies and 30 varieties) providing a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to their identification and cultivation.
It is illustrated throughout with beautiful watercolours and line drawings by Margaret Pieroni, one of Australia's most talented botanical artists. Photographs of plants in their natural habitat are also included.
 

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Contents

Background and acknowledgements
Dedicated to the memory
34
Tables
69
Glossary
82
Classification within Verticordia and layout of species texts
99
References and recommended reading
407
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Elizabeth George's first novel, A Great Deliverance, was honored with the Anthony and Agatha Best First Novel Awards and received the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere. Her third novel, Well-Schooled in Murder, was awarded the prestigious German prize for suspense fiction, the MIMI. A Suitable Vengeance, For the Sake of Elena, Missing Joseph, Playing for the Ashes, In the Presence of the Enemy, Deception on His Mind, In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner, A Traitor to Memory, and I, Richard were international bestsellers. Elizabeth George divides her time between Huntington Beach, California, and London. Her novels are currently being dramatized by the BBC.

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