Book ID: 104782
Boxwood. An Illustrated Encyclopedia. 2004. illus. XIII, 343 p. 4to. Hardcover.
The proper identification of the various boxwood has always beendifficult. A long and careful examination by the author has resultedin a definitive guide that will assist both the professional andlayman in proper identification and understanding of this much lovedshrub. This book describes all of the known ornamental boxwood withdetailed text and with more than 300 color photographs. A typical entry describes a boxwood by providing detailed information regardingthe mature size, hardiness, habit, description of leaves and stems,annual growth, culture, pests, landscape use, proper citations, originand history, synonyms and common names. Additional information, suchas history, lore, botanical characteristics, etc., is provided at thebeginning of each chapter.