An Herbalist's Guide to Growing & Using Goldenseal (Storey's by Kathleen Brown

By Kathleen Brown

Because 1973, Storey's state knowledge announcements have provided functional, hands-on directions designed to aid readers grasp dozens of nation dwelling talents quick and simply. There at the moment are greater than one hundred seventy titles during this sequence, and their extraordinary reputation displays the typical hope of state and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in way of life.

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Grows 2 inches (5 cm) high, 6 inches (15 cm) wide. Zones 5-8. Western central Pyrenees. Androsace delavayi A high-elevation perennial that will eventually form wide-spreading mats with age, cultivate in sun or part shade in fertile, well-drained soil. Flowers in spring, white, pale or deep pink, with a yellowish eye, and fragrant. Grows 2 inches (5 cm) high, 8 inches (20 cm) wide. Zones 3-8. Himalayas to Tibet, southwestern China, and northern Myanmar (Burma). Androsace globifera Androsace hirtella A perennial, cushion forming at first, then maturing into wide mats, cultivate in sun or part shade in fertile, welldrained soil with protection from winter wetness.

Grows 8 inches (20 cm) high, 12 inches (30 cm) wide. Zones 7-10. Pyrenees and eastern central Spain. Aphyllanthes monspeliensis 37 8-10. Southwestern Europe and Morocco. cm) high, 12 inches (30 cm) wide. Zones 2-8. Alps and the northern Apennines. Aquilegia Aquilegia bertolonii columbine Ranunculaceae One of the smallest and finest species of Aquilegia, the relatively large flowers of A. bertolonii are upturned, with a prominent, hooked spur. Cultivate in sun or part shade in fertile, well-drained soil.

Europe east to the Caucasus Mountains and south to northern Africa. Asplenium platyneuron ebony spleenwort A perennial fern for part shade in fertile, well-drained, rocky soil. Grows 6 inches (15 cm) high, 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) wide. Zones 5-8. Eastern North America. Asplenium scolopendrium hart's tongue fern An evergreen perennial for cool shade in fertile, well-drained moist soil, preferably alkaline. Zones 5-9. North America, Europe, and Asia. Cultivars. Asplenium scolopendrium 'Kaye's Variety', Kaye's hart's tongue fern, grows 10 inches (25 cm) high, 12 inches (30 cm) wide.

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