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Kalmia: Mountain Laurel And Related Species

This definitive study by the preeminent breeder of kalmias includes recent introductions of these beautiful shrubs. It includes all seven species of Kalmia and nearly 80 recognized cultivars.

Hardcover: 295 pages

Publisher: Timber Press; 3rd edition (April 1, 1997)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0881923672

ISBN-13: 978-0881923674

Product Dimensions: 9 x 1.2 x 6 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds

Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #942,815 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #104 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Shrubs #312 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Ornamental Plants #621 in Books > Science & Math > Biological Sciences > Plants > Trees

Excellent book, but I was disappointed that the paperback version I bought had black and white pictures. Black and white pictures hardly due justice to the beauty of Dick Jaynes' cultivars of mountain laurel.

Book gives you information about the kalmia species. Book has good color pictures. Tells you how to start mountain laurel from cuttings. All the knowledge you need for the state flower of Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

I found the book to be authoratative and most helpful to me as a gardener and also in my efforts to use this plant as a subject for bonsai. The suggestions contained in this book should help me keep this plant alive as a container plant. I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in Kalmia.

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