Verticordia: the turner of hearts
Verticordia: the turner of hearts

By Elizabeth George

 

Published in 2002 by University of WA Press, colour, hard cover, 432 pages

 

Price $A95.00 plus $A13.50 postage within Australia [up to 3 kg], overseas postage please request a quote

 

ISBN 1876268468 or ISBN 9781876268466

Western Australian wildflowers are internationally renowned for their beauty and variety, and verticordias are no exception. This book brings together for the first time available information on all the described taxa of Verticordia (101 species, 13 subspecies and 30 varieties) providing a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to their identification and cultivation.

 

Species are presented in a systematic sequence that allows for easy comparison and less confusion. It is illustrated throughout with beautiful watercolours and line drawings by Margaret Pieroni, one of Australia's most talented botanical artists. Photographs of plants in their natural habitat are also included. This is the definitive guide to this exquisite and unique Australian wildflower.