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Bizarre Botanicals

SKU: 9781604690767 Supplier: Timber Press


Author: Larry Mellichamp ,   Paula Gross

Format: Hardback  284 pages

Dimensions: 171 x 211 x 23.62mm | 680.39g

Publication date: 13 Oct 2010

Gardeners love tulips, lilies, and pansies--the common, but beautiful, plants found in the average garden. But there are realms in the plant world far beyond these familiar favorites. In Bizarre Botanicals, plant experts Larry Mellichamp and Paula Gross take readers on a curious botanical journey of weirdly wonderful plants that can be grown at home.

Bizarre Botanicals features over 75 astonishing plants that have extraordinary abilities--from pyrotechnic spores that can burst into flame when ignited to flowers that lure insects to their deaths. Each plant profile includes essential care and cultivation information. A difficulty scale alerts gardeners to how easy (or difficult) it is to grow the plant at home.

There's no reason to forsake lilies and petunias. But after reading Bizarre Botanicals, gardeners will want to take a walk on the weird side and try a few of these peculiar plants for themselves.


 Bizarre Botanicals