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Hostas

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Published by Cassell Illustrated, Royal Horticultural Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hosta.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliogrpahical references (p. 92-93) and index.

    StatementDiana Grenfell.
    SeriesRHS Wisley handbooks
    ContributionsRoyal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.H73 G7424 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3761228M
    ISBN 100304362883
    LC Control Number2003464597
    OCLC/WorldCa48932563

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