Phlox: A Natural History and Gardener's Guide

James H Locklear (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$49.95
Publisher
Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
March 09, 2011
Pages
340
Dimensions
7.4 X 1.23 X 9.32 inches | 2.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780881929348
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About the Author

James H. Locklear is the director of conservation at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska. He has worked in the field of public horticulture for 30 years, previously at the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains in Kansas, the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, and the Morton Arboretum in Illinois. Locklear received the Edgar T. Wherry Award from the North American Rock Garden Society.

Reviews

"Enlivened by the author's clear, vivid writing style. Highly recommended." --Choice

"Definitely the go-to guide for this diverse and beloved genus." --American Gardener

"It is the evocative way Locklear describes the American landscape and plant associations which makes this book so fascinating." --Plantsman

"A fascinating and enjoyable read." --Professional Gardener

"Packed with history. . . . [and] growing information to help you select the right phlox species for the conditions you can offer." --Omaha World-Herald

"A fascinating account of the botanical and horticultural history of phlox." --Book News

"A splendid new book for naturalists." --Transatlantic Gardener

"History and horticultural preferences as well as gorgeous photos and scientific notes." --Muskogee Phoenix