This book covers series arboreum, argyrophyllum, auriculatum, barbatum, campanulatum, falconeri, fortunei, fulgens, fulvum, grande, griersonianum, irroratum and lacteum. The core of the book is a list of elepidote rhododendrons in their series, a key to the series and subseries, and full descriptions of each species. The keys provided in the book should make it possible for any grower, professional or amateur, to identify with reasonable accuracy every species in cultivation. Also of importance is Davidian's synopsis of elepidote rhododendron species and some of their characteristics, along with new taxa.
Hardback book with dust jacket. In very good condition for its age. Attractive Tatton Garden Society bookplate inside front cover and number label on spine. Unmarked pages, unbroken spine, cellophane protective cover over unclipped dust jacket.