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Volume 8

Part 3


Welcome. In this issue of The Plantsman we hear about Harry Hay, a skilled grower who has been channelling new plants into cultivation for more than 35 years. We also hear about the new species of Aspidistra entering cultivation, the recent RHS trial of Hydrangea paniculata, changes in flowering times of garden plants over 300 years, and Fritillaria in Iran. See the contents list below and enjoy some of the free articles.

  • Plant Focus - a forum for all plant enthusiasts
  • Harry Hay and his plants JULIAN SHAW
  • Changes in the flowering times of garden plants over three centuries BRET ELLIOTT
  • Advance of the Aspidistra DAVID CONSTANTINE
  • The RHS Hydrangea paniculata trial CHRIS SANDERS
  • Plant introductions from Tasmania ERIC HSU
  • Acer pauciflorum ‘Blaze Away’, a new maple in cultivation GUY JONES
  • Fritillaries in Iran BOB & RANNVEIG WALLIS
  • Growing fritillaries in clay granules PAUL CUMBLETON
  • Taking Asarum out of the shade RUSSELL SHARP
  • Coen Jansen – nothing but plants… COEN JANSEN
  • Book Reviews 

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