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Annuals & bedding plants by Nigel Colborn

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Published by Trafalgar Square Pub. in North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English


  • Bedding plants.,
  • Annuals (Plants)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index.

Other titlesAnnuals and bedding plants
StatementNigel Colborn.
LC ClassificationsSB423.7 .C64 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1123104M
ISBN 101570760101
LC Control Number94060691

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