Book ID: 94732
The Genus Jasminum in Cultivation. 2009. 31 col. pls. 47 col. figs. IX, 150 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Jasmines, members of the botanical genus Jasminum, are widely grown and much loved for their sweet-scented flowers. There are some 200 species of jasmine including tropical and hardy species, deciduous and evergreen shrubs and climbing plants mainly from Asia, Africa, Europe, the Pacific Islands and Australia. This book details the historical and cultural use of jasmine, its role in perfumery, medicine and as an exquisite garden plant. Profusely illustrated.