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Dahlias for every garden

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Published by M. Barrows in New York .
Written in English


  • Dahlias.

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Edition Notes

StatementPhotos. by Roche
LC ClassificationsSB413.D13 W32
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6152553M
LC Control Number54005377

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With 18 different flower shapes in every color but blue and ranging in height from 1 to 7 feet tall, dahlias (Dahlia cvs.) work well with a variety of other plants. They grow as perennials in U.S.   The Plant Lover’s Guide to Dahlias is packed with everything you need to know to grow these fantastic flowers including tips on using dahlias in garden design, growth and propagation information, and lists of where to buy the plants and where to view them in public gardens. The bulk of the book is devoted to profiles for over varieties Pages:   One thing all dahlia lovers have in common is a shortage of growing space. No matter how big your garden is, there are always more must-have varieties than you have room for. Last spring, I filled up my cutting garden and perennial beds with plants I had started in my greenhouse and still had 6 or 8 extra dahlias. I could have given them away. Color for Every Season. This guide is for any gardener who longs for color in every season! Learn how to plant for a succession of blooms developed by American horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont in his garden. This book includes details on flowers, shrubs, and trees that have all stood the test of time.