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Volume 11

Part 1


In this issue of The Plantsman we hear about the RHS trial of climbing Lonicera, Ornithogalum, the origins of hardy border chrysanths, bulb pioneer Arthington Worsley, Sarracenia, hardy Blechnum ferns, spectacular Rafflesia, and the curious flowers of Symplocarpus. Additionally, the plantsperson biography is on Graham Stuart Thomas, one of the most influential plantsmen of the 20th century. See the contents list below and enjoy the free articles.



  • Trial of climbing Lonicera - Christopher Whitehouse
  • An overview of Ornithogalum - Caroline Graham
  • The origins of hardy border chrysanthemums - Barrie Machin
  • Arthington Worsley: king of amaryllids - Ian Hodgson
  • Sarracenia and their cultivation - Nigel Hewitt-Cooper
  • Hardy Blechnum in cultivation - Tim Pyner
  • Consumer attitudes to peat free media - Paul Alexander & Roger Williams
  • Rafflesia: spectacular giants - Stewart McPherson
  • The flowering of Symplocarpus - Graham Rice
  • Biography of Graham Stuart Thomas - Charles Quest-Ritson 

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