Legends in the Garden: Who in the World Is Nellie Stevens? Allan M. Armitage

ISBN: 9781930897083

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Legends in the Garden: Who in the World Is Nellie Stevens?  by  Allan M. Armitage

Legends in the Garden: Who in the World Is Nellie Stevens? by Allan M. Armitage
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If youve ever wondered about the people and places immortalized in plant names, this enlightening and entertaining book will provide some answers. Legends in the Garden introduces 46 people and places -- some familiar, others unknown -- associatedMoreIf youve ever wondered about the people and places immortalized in plant names, this enlightening and entertaining book will provide some answers. Legends in the Garden introduces 46 people and places -- some familiar, others unknown -- associated with popular garden plants.

Rosa Burbank honors Luther Burbank, the plant wizard of Santa Rosa. John Champneys and Philippe Noisette, key figures in the development of the rose, gave their names to R. Champneys Pink Cluster and R. Blush Noisette. But who were Nellie Stevens (Ilex Nellie Stevens) and Frances Williams (Hosta sieboldiana Frances Williams)?

This delightful book combines accounts of the lives of these intriguing characters with descriptions of the plants that bear their names and the stories of their chance discoveries or deliberate breeding.



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