The Gardener's Guide to Growing Lilies

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The Gardener's Guide to Growing Lilies

by Michael Jefferson-Brown and Harris Howland

160 pp, 70 color photos, 40 line drawings, 7 x 9 1/2", paperback.

In this introduction to the history and culture of lilies, Jefferson-Brown, a British breeder and grower, and Howland, former chair of the Royal Horticultural Society Lily Group, describe both the various lily species and the best currently available hybrids and detail how to grow and propagate them. There are suggestions for including lilies in a mixed border, planting in containers, and even growing varieties in rock gardens. Instructions for producing new hybrids round off the work. Written for gardeners at all levels of expertise.

About the Authors
Harris Howland was chairman of the RHS Lily Group from 1990-94. He is one of the world’s most respected authorities on the cultivation, propagation, and care of lilies, and regularly lectures on the subject of Liliaceae.

Michael Jefferson-Brown has a lifetime’s experience caring for lilies and daffodils. He established and ran an internationally renowned bulb farm, winning nearly 100 gold medals, and has written many books on horticultural subjects.

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