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Books filed under "Genus-specific"

Dogwoods by Paul Cappiello and Don Shadow

Cappiello and Shadow provide the last word on these superstars of the ornamental garden, from identification to cultivation. $39.95

Hydrangeas for American Gardens by Michael A. Dirr

Respected plantsman Michael Dirr explains how to choose from the hundreds of varieties of hydrangeas. $34.95

The Sweet Pea Book by Graham Rice

An inspiring and comprehensive guide for anyone interested in growing these exquisite, fragrant flowers. $19.95

The Field Guide to Peppers by Dave DeWitt and Janie Lamson

Everything a chilehead or food lover needs to know about 400 pepper varieties. $24.95

Apples of North America: 192 Exceptional Varieties for Gardeners, Growers, and Cooks by Tom Burford

A treasure trove of beautiful and uniquely flavored North American apples. $29.95

Octopus: The Ocean's Intelligent Invertebrate by Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, and James B. Wood

The first comprehensive natural history of this smart denizen of the sea. $27.95

Penstemons by Robert Nold

A look at 270 species of the beloved genus Penstemon, which is the largest genus endemic to North America.

The World of Magnolias by Dorothy J. Callaway

An up-to-date encyclopedic reference to all known species of magnolia, with the most complete listing of cultivars yet published.

Columbines: Aquilegia, Paraquilegia, and Semiaquilegia by Robert Nold

A gardener's guide to 65 species of the popular and lovely columbine.

Maples of the World by D. M. van Gelderen, P. C. de Jong, and H. J. Oterdoom

Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and other characteristics.

Clivias by Harold Koopowitz

The first book to detail the genus Clivia, which are classed among the most desirable of all connoisseur plants.

Phalaenopsis: A Monograph by Eric Christenson

A timely and definitive monograph on the most widely grown orchids in today's market.