Author(s): GARDENING AUSTRALIA
A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants for Australian gardeners which contains information on over 20,000 plants from all around the world. The book is a single volume in a carry case with a handle. Gardening Australia's Flora is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia containing information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organised in an A to Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, notes on origin, cultivation requirements, growth habit and propagation. This 10th anniversary updated edition of takes into account the most up-to-date changes in horticultural classifications. Hundreds of new species and popular cultivars are included, and common names and synonyms have been updated throughout the book. With a foreword by respected author and gardener Peter Cundall, the introductory section features new information on integrating native plants, landscape design principles, problem weeds, organic gardening and attracting fauna to your garden. There are detailed explanations of the characteristics and gardening needs of each of the country's six main climate regions. Written by a team of local and international botanical and horticultural writers - including Gardening Australia's Jerry Coleby-Williams, Jane Edmanson, John Patrick and Angus Stewart - this definitive book enables all gardeners to select the perfect plants for their garden and expand their knowledge of the wealth of plants available. The stunning colour photography is the perfect complement to the informative text.
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