Violets: The History and Cultivation of Scented Violets

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Batsford, 2003 - Gardening - 144 pages
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Written by the world's leading expert on violets, a former president of the International Violet Association, this revised and updated edition of a classic work is a must-have for gardeners. Make the most of these exquisite plants with the comprehensive history and cultivation information contained here. All four groups of violets are covered-scented single violets (hardy), scented double violets (hardy), scented semi-double violets (hardy), and scented Parma violets (tender)-along with an exhaustive list of cultivars in each. Captivating full-color photographs as well as watercolor paintings make this the best-illustrated source for these well-loved plants.

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Coombs is a former president of the International Violet Association.

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