The American Hybrid Peony


Perhaps the most comprehensive reference on peony breeding available. Over 100 pages devoted to the study and practice of breeding for new ornamental qualities in peony cultivars. Practical procedures in breeding, overcoming infertility in plants of interspecies hybrid origin, inherent ornamental characters such as flower doubling, examples of recent achievements, a question and answers section and an extensive bibliography of references. Hardcover, color illustrations, 208 pgs.