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Volume 9

Part 2


Welcome. In this issue of The Plantsman we learn how to propagate woody plants using long cuttings. We also hear about plant hunting for Himalayan Primula, identity problems in Berberis, iridescent plants, Veratrum, Itea and the RHS trial of Cortaderia. Additionally, two eminent plantsmen discuss plant hardiness and the pitfalls of the various rating systems. See the contents list below and enjoy some of the free articles.

  • Plant focus - a forum for all plant enthusiasts
  • Cortaderia on trial - James Armitage
  • An assessment of Itea - Margareth Hop
  • Discovering primulas of subsection Agleniana - Pete Boardman, Anne Chambers, Pam Eveleigh & John Richards
  • Woody plant propagation by long cuttings - Wolfgang Spethmann
  • Veratrum in cultivation - Keith Ferguson
  • Getting to grips with Berberis - Julian Harber
  • Evaluating plant hardiness - Kenneth Cox
  • An international perspective on hardiness ratings - Graham Rice
  • Iridescent plants of the world - Stewart McPherson
  • Chaotic or creative? Breeding new plants - Har Stemkens

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