By Kirsten Albrecht Llamas
This e-book bridges a long-standing hole among vague references in tropical botany and the gardener's desire for a correct, useful advisor with transparent images. Incorporating the newest advances in plant taxonomy from the definitive textual content of Dr. Walter Judd, the ebook is an extraordinary paintings of scrupulous examine --- and sumptuous images --- that may be as important to the gardener because it is to the botanist. Kirsten Llamas exhaustively records greater than 1400 flowering bushes, shrubs, vines, and herbaceous crops often grown in tropical and subtropical gardens. She presents thorough details on cultivation for every plant, together with progress features, mild publicity, chilly hardiness, invasive trends, and particular horticultural beneficial properties. greater than 1500 colour photographs of impressive flowering specimens make this ebook as a lot a excitement to browse because it is a source for learn. certain to attract gardeners, landscapers, nurseries, creditors, botany scholars, florists, and botanical gardens, Tropical Flowering vegetation delivers to be a staple reference for many years to come back.