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Christopher Bailes

Christopher Bailes is Curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Rosemoor. He has been based at Rosemoor, which holds one of the two British NCCPG national collections of Ilex, since 1988; for six years he also managed the RHS garden at Hyde Hall. For a long time his specialist subject was orchids: he wrote numerous papers and three books on the subject and was editor of The Orchid Review for four years. His present area of expertise is wide-ranging, covering ornamentals of all kinds, including perennials, woodland gardening, structural planting and Southern Hemisphere plants.

Books by Christopher Bailes