A Book of Blue Flowers

A Book of Blue Flowers - Gardening Book

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A Book of Blue Flowers

By Robert Geneve

ISBN 0881927694
328 pages, 6 x 9
full-color photographs

Perhaps the most uncommon hue in the plant kingdom, the color blue strikes a distinctive note in any garden. In this fascinating book, now available in paperback, Robert Geneve provides a wide selection of blue flowers that will help readers expand the range of colors in their gardening palettes — from powder blue and turquoise to navy and violet. A well-traveled garden visitor and gifted photographer, the author has included more than 150 stunning photos of blue flowers from gardens around the world. A Book of Blue Flowers is an ideal handbook for gardeners of all skill levels and in any climate.

About the Author
Robert Geneve is a professor of horticulture at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He is the coauthor of two other books, one on plant propagation and another on the biotechnology of ornamental plants, and is a frequent contributor to popular gardening magazines. He received his doctorate in horticulture from the University of Minnesota, and his master's degree in ornamental horticulture from Pennsylvania State University. In his research appointment at the University of Kentucky, he has written over 60 technical papers. Geneve is also a photographer and lives in Kentucky with his wife and three children.

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