by Ellen Zachos
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This down-to-earth book not only sorts out the difference between tropicals and houseplants, it also provides all you need to know to successfully grow tropicals in your home or office. Introductory chapters provide sound information on plant classification, physiology and propagation, as well as plant pests and diseases.
The focal points of the book are the gorgeous color photographs and detailed descriptions of 175 choice plants that are sure to entice you to expand your plant palette. Each plant profile includes its Latin name, common name and genus, along with winning attributes and specific information needed to make it thrive indoors. Closing chapters explain how to mount epiphytes on bark, create a hanging garden, grow summer plants outdoors, and travel with plants. Includes resources, glossary and index of plant names.
Hardcover, 7" x 9", 328 pages, 2005.
Out-of-print book. Clearance price is 76% off the U.S. list price of $29.95.