Though it has an unrivaled range of blue flowers and includes plants suitable for many gardening and landscaping situations, this North American native genus has long been underutilized. Its species range from Canada south through southern Mexico and from coast to coast, and there are forms from ground-hugging mats through shrubs to trees. A complete horticultural and botanical treatment of the ge...
Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated (February 1, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 1 x 7 inches
Amazon Rank: 1730267
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I'm in California and bought this book after deciding to switch the yard over to a low-water low-maintenance native yard. The two plants that stood out the most as centerpiece plants were the ceanothus and the arctostaphylos. I wanted to find as mu...
t both gardeners and botanists, this book finally gives Ceanothus-with so many plants that tolerate sun and shade, thrive in arid conditions, and bear a profusion of beautiful, fragrant flowers-the recognition it deserves.