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The Encyclopedia of Dahlias

McClaren, Bill

Published by Timber Press, U.S.A., 2004
ISBN 10: 0881926582 / ISBN 13: 9780881926583
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Title: The Encyclopedia of Dahlias

Publisher: Timber Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Book Type: Ex-Library

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Hard Cover -- VG/VG -- Ex-Library -- Book and dust jacket show lightest wear -- 211 pages with index and color photography throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 320805

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Synopsis: Known for their bright colors and dramatic forms, dahlias are enjoying a surge of popularity in today's gardens. From "pompons" to "waterlilies" few flowers can boast such a variety of choices for every garden and gardener. In this delightful and profusely illustrated encyclopedia, noted hybridizer and nurseryman Bill McClaren provides an authoritative account of garden-worthy dahlias for every garden design. Nearly 700 selections are included, complete with notes on their history, awards, and cultural peculiarities. Additional chapters on dahlia care and propagation, dahlia species in nature, hybridizing, and showing dahlias add to this well-rounded overview. Thorough appendices with resources on dahlia societies, nurseries, and gardens complete the book. Gardeners at every level will appreciate the author's clear and useful explanation of the classification schemes for dahlias, which can often intimidate even determined enthusiasts. Every dahlia lover will gain years of reference and enjoyment from Bill McClaren's definitive encyclopedia.

About the Author: Bill McClaren has been growing and showing dahlias for nearly 50 years. For the past 20 years, he has hybridized all forms of dahlias; over 100 of his varieties are listed in the American Dahlia Society's ADS Classification and Handbook of Dahlias. After retiring from a 30-year career as an educator, he owned and operated, together with his wife, Alpen Gardens, a commercial dahlia nursery, for 20 years. He is a member of the American Dahlia Society. He is a Senior Judge and instructs dahlia judging schools throughout the northwestern United States and Canada. His articles have been published in the Bulletin of the American Dahlia Society and Dahlias of Today.

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