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Bizarre botanicals : how to grow string-of-hearts, jack-in-the-pulpit, panda ginger, and other weird and wonderful plants / Larry Mellichamp and Paula Gross ; foreword by Tony Avent.

Mellichamp, Larry. (Author). Gross, Paula. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library SB 454.3 .R37 M45 2010 30775305512494 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604690767
  • ISBN: 1604690763
  • Physical Description: 283 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-277) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Carnivorous plants -- Ferns and fern allies -- Flamboyant flowers and bric-a-bract -- Love plants -- Odd inflorescences -- Weird leaves -- The plant zoo -- Prickly plants -- Orchids -- Succulents.
Summary, etc.:
Plant experts Larry Mellichamp and Paula Gross take readers on a curious botanical journey of weirdly wonderful plants. 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.
Subject: Rare garden plants.
Plants, Ornamental.
Curiosities and wonders.

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