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Title:
Fuchsias
Author:
Rosenfeld, Richard, 1952-
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : DK, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
320 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780789493439
Format :
Book

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Summary

Covering all you need to know about your favorite plants in a beautiful and convenient format, DK Garden Guides profile one type of plant, whether perennials or shrubs and climbers, or a specific group of plants such as fuchsias or clematis, each a full page, a half-page photo and a paragraph full of fascinating information about the plant, its origins, and how to use it in your garden. Extremely accessible for novices, this series of unique plant guides include plant profiles that feature height, spread, and details about color and flowering season, as well as light requirements and hardiness; and, finally, a list of other varieties.


Table of Contents

Getting to Know Fuchsiasp. 7
Caring for Your Fuchsiasp. 27
Choosing and Buyingp. 27
Planting Out in the Gardenp. 28
Planting Fuchsias in Containersp. 30
Planting Fuchsias in Hanging Basketsp. 32
Routine Carep. 36
Propagating Fuchsiasp. 40
Training Into Shapesp. 44
Pests, Diseases, Seasonal Carep. 48
The Fuchsia Galleryp. 55
Species Fuchsiasp. 53
Triphylla Fuchsiasp. 57
Popular Cultivarsp. 58
Index and Acknowledgmentsp. 78