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Volume 8

Part 4


Welcome. In this issue of The Plantsman we discover the background to a fascinating glass dome containing historic plant specimens collected by William Lobb in North America. We also hear about attempts to cross Helleborus niger with H. x hybridus, the long-lived pines of California, a new Begonia and Peliosanthes in cultivation, and a survey of new diseases. See the contents list below and enjoy some of the free articles.

  • Plant focus - a forum for all plant enthusiasts
  • Hybridising Helleborus niger GRAHAM RICE
  • Recently introduced diseases of ornamental plants BEATRICE HENRICOT
  • Begonia taliensis: a Chinese species new to cultivation JOHN FIELDING
  • Replacing peat in ericaceous growing media PAUL ALEXANDER
  • A survey of cultivated Ozothamnus JEFF IRONS
  • Pamianthe peruviana ALBERTO GROSSI
  • William Lobb and his glass dome MATTHEW BIGGS
  • Long-lived pines of California NICK BELL
  • A new Peliosanthes in cultivation JULIAN SHAW
  • Bedding plants in a changing climate TIJANA BLANUSA AND ROSS CAMERON
  • Peter Catt – skilled breeder and propagator PHIL CLAYTON

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