Hydrangeas: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden (Hardcover)

Hydrangeas: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden By Naomi Slade, Georgianna Lane (Photographer) Cover Image
By Naomi Slade, Georgianna Lane (Photographer)
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A favorite indoor-outdoor flower adorns the summer in colorful bursts of petals.

Perhaps the most abundantly blooming plant, hydrangeas have captivated gardeners and cultivators alike with their old-fashioned charm and tantalizing colors. From late spring to early autumn, they burst from the ends of stems in natural bouquets of vibrant pink, stunning white, lavender, rose, and blue. With over 75 species and 600 named cultivars that range over the world, the variety makes them perfect for any occasion.

Georgianna Lane's entrancing photography showcase the varieties of nature's firework flower, such as the intensely colored Alpengl hen and the airy Lanarth White, while Naomi Slade imparts her gardening expertise for the fullest bloom of this rewarding flower. Readers will discover the wide array that hydrangeas have to offer, and why these bountiful blossoms are becoming increasingly popular as houseplants and gifts.

About the Author


Naomi Slade is a well-known journalist and photographer specializing in gardening, environment, and lifestyle. A biologist by training, naturalist by inclination, and with a lifelong love of plants, she contributes regularly to a range of British publications including The English Garden and House and Garden. She is the author of Dahlias.Georgianna Lane is a floral, garden and travel photographer whose work has been featured in BBC Gardens Illustrated, Gardener's World, Romantic Homes and Victoria. She is the photographer of the complete Beautiful Varieties for the Home and Garden series.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781423654025
ISBN-10: 1423654021
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Publication Date: May 26th, 2020
Pages: 240
Language: English

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