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Published by M. Hopkinson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Colchicum versicolor,
  • Varieties,
  • Crocus

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby E.A. Bowles
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 185 p.
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25584248M
OCLC/WorldCa4453752

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Crocus and Colchicum Hardcover – June 1, by Edward A. Boweles (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 21 Used from $ Author: Edward A. Boweles. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowles, E.A. (Eduard Augustus). Handbook of crocus and colchicum for gardeners. London: Waterstone, Book: Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for gardeners. 2 pp pp. Abstract: Gardener or botanist, it is improbable that anyone can know more about the Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowles, E.A. (Edward Augustus). Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for gardeners. Toronto, New York, Van Nostrand [].

  A handbook of crocus and colchicum for gardeners.. by E. A. Bowles; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Colchicum, Crocuses. Colchicum (/ ˈ k ɒ l tʃ ɪ k əm / or / ˈ k ɒ l k ɪ k əm /) is a genus of perennial flowering plants containing around species which grow from bulb-like is a member of the botanical family Colchicaceae, and is native to West Asia, Europe, parts of the Mediterranean coast, down the East African coast to South Africa and the Western this genus, the ovary of the flower Clade: Tracheophytes.   This diagram is from A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for Gardeners by E. A. Bowles Ma.A., F.L.S., F.r.E.S., V.M.H. published by The Garden Book Club, Charing Cross Road, London WC2. in I found this on a wonderful British site: Ivy Dene Gardens. “She opens the paper wrappings, hands delicate as a crocus unfolding in the morning light.   There are multi-petalled colchicum selections in white and purple. During the 20th century the great gardener and author EA Bowles championed the genus in his book A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for Gardeners published in with a revised edition in Bowles was a stickler for correct nomenclature and often bemoaned the fact that.

Buy A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum For Gardeners. by Bowles EA (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Bowles EA. Buy A HANDBOOK OF CROCUS AND COLCHICUM. [Rev. ed.] by Bowles, E.A. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : E.A. Bowles. Crocus (English plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from are cultivated for their flowers appearing in autumn, winter, or spring. The spice saffron is obtained from the stigmas of Crocus sativus, an autumn-blooming es are native to woodland, scrub, and meadows from sea level to alpine Clade: Tracheophytes.   One colchicum expert, E.A. Bowles, in his Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for Gardeners, said colchicine’s “power of easing pain is said to be due to its effect in checking the Author: Edith Zimmerman.