Title THE LILY: FOR GARDEN, PATIO AND DISPLAY.
Publisher David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1988.
Seller ID 23521
192 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0715390236 Colour and b&w photographs, b&w drawings. "Michael Jefferson-Brown steers us skilfully through the multitude of lily types, from wild species to the latest hybrids, giving f ull descriptions and easy reference codes for their main characteristics. There is detailed botanical information, but the emphasis throughout is on the practical concerns of growing and deploying lilies in various garden situations. Very f u l l i n s tructions are given for propagating your own bulbs, and even breeding your own hybrids. The newcomer will find comprehensive information, and there are plenty of tips for the flower arranger. For the long-time fancier, there are sugge st ed c u lt ur al methods for the more 'challenging' lilies, up to exhibition standard. Essential reading for all lily fans, this book is an investment in the glorious summer garden!" Tiny bump at bottom of rear hinge. Dust jacket has slight b row nin on s pin e a nd at top edge of rear panel, minor edge wear, one tiny edge tear, minor rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+