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The Genus Lavandula by Tim Upson and Susyn Andrews

Regular price €55.00

The most comprehensive and authoritative account of lavender. Describing some 39 species, their hybrids and cultivars, this book brings together their taxonomy, distribution, history, cultivation, propagation, and an overview of their commercial products, essential oils and chemistry. Lavishly illustrated with RHS Gold Medal award winning paintings by botanical artists Christabel King, Georita Harriott and Joanna Langhorne. With 31 botanical paintings, 45 line drawings and many colour photographs. Originally owned by gardener Helen Dillon, Dublin, Ireland. Condition: Near fine 1st edition, slight shelf wear and bottom corners slightly bumped.