DescriptionPrimulas are available in a huge variety of colors--from subtle pales to shocking oranges--and shapes--from small varieties perfect for borders to long-stem candelabras. The Plant Lover's Guide to Primulas, by nursery owners Jodie Mitchell and Lynne Lawson, offers insight into the 100 best varieties of garden primulas. Featuring information on growth, care, and design, along with suggested companion plants and hundreds of gorgeous color photographs, it covers everything a home gardener needs to introduce these delightful plants into their garden.
Timber Press (OR)
April 20, 2016
8.1 X 0.8 X 9.1 inches | 1.9 pounds
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About the Author
Along with her mother, Jodie Mitchell operates world-famous Barnhaven Primroses, now located in northwestern France. Holder of a National Plant Collection for Barnhaven strains and a certified collection of Primula auricula cultivars, the nursery continues the 80-year-old tradition of hand pollination begun by Florence Bellis in the United States, carefully maintaining the breeding lines she developed. Breeding new varieties of hardy primroses and maintaining rare species and cultivars in cultivation is a vital part of work in the nursery.
"If you wanted a good general book on primulas, look no further. This is the one to buy!" --Primula World