Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Cotoneaster Comprehensive Guide to Shrubs
Foyalty 91

Cotoneaster Comprehensive Guide to Shrubs (Hardback)

£30.00
Unavailable. No reason given.
Unavailable

Synopsis

The genus Cotoneaster includes some of the world's most useful and beautiful hardy shrubs. They vary in size from compact ground covers to large specimens; their foliage may be evergreen or deciduous, sometimes displaying outstanding fall color; and they frequently bear large crops of eye-catching fruits, which may be red, orange, yellow, pink, purple, or black. Often thought of as the workhorses of the garden, they possess many ornamental traits and are easy to cultivate, putting them on a par with garden aristocrats like viburnums and daphnes. Although the number of species and selections in cultivation is relatively small, that is bound to change as gardeners and nursery owners become better acquainted with the merits of these worthy plants. "Cotoneasters" is the definitive treatment on the genus and the culmination of 50 years of combined prodigious research. It is a monumental and comprehensive source of information on the classification, identification, cultivation, and nomenclature of nearly all the known species and cultivars.

Home & GardenGardeningGardening: plantsGardening: flowersHome & GardenGardeningGardening: plantsGardening: shrubs & trees Publisher: Timber Press Publication Date: 01/02/2009 ISBN-13: 9780881929270  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Unavailable. No reason given.  

Jeanette Fryer is a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London and holder of the NCCPG (National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens) Scientific Collection of Cotoneaster. She grows around 350 species plus 45 cultivars in two separate identical collections in Hampshire, England - one at the family nursery, Rumsey Gardens, the other at her home in Froxfield. Jeanette was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Medal for her scientific work on the genus Cotoneaster. Bertil Hylmo (1915-2001) earned a doctorate in botany, genetics, and microbiology at the University of Lund, Sweden, and over 40 years developed an exceptional living and herbarium collection of Cotoneaster at his home in Bjuv, Sweden. He created a classification system for the genus and, with Karl Evert Flinck, established a project for DNA research into the more difficult species. In 2003, the University of Alnarp in Sweden dedicated a Cotoneaster arboretum to Hylmo's memory and to continue his work with this genus.

More books by Jeanette Fryer

More books by Bertil Hylmo

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Sweet Peas: An Essential Guide - 2nd...
(Paperback)
Roger Parsons
 
 
£19.95
 
Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants
(Hardback)
DK; Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
 
 
£30.00
 
Martha's Flowers: A Practical Guide ...
(Hardback)
Martha Stewart; Kevin Sharkey
 
 
£55.00
 
Happy Orchid: Help it Flower, Watch ...
(Hardback)
Sara Rittershausen
 
 
£9.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close