Larry Hatch is a founder of the New Ornamentals Society, Internsational Coleus Society, and www.cultivar.org, author of more than 15 books on ornamental garden plants including Hatch's Perennials and Cultivars of Woody Plants. Educated at Cornell University (B.S.) and North Carolina State University (M.S.), Mr. Hatch is a recognized horticultural taxonomist and one of the pioneers of plant selection databases since the 1980's as well as creator of the New Plant Page, the first internet website devoted to finding new landscape cultivars.
Hatch's Cultivars of Woody Plants remains the most complete encyclopedia of tree, shrub, and vine varieties in gardens and is the 35 year work of taxonomist Larry Hatch. We are pleased to present this major improvement on woody plant references on Google Play as affordable volumes for your phone, tablet, laptop, or ebook reader.
Hatch;s Perennials is a 35 year project of taxonomist Larry Hatch to catalog and document cultivars of hardy herbaceous plants in a thorough way not done in more than 80 years by any author. With more than 1200 pages of detailed content, version 3.1 remains one of the most complete plant encyclopedias ever published.
Mr. Hatch integrates knowledge of the old cultivars with very new ones and developed a unique cultivar group system to classify them. Numerous high-resolution images are provided in wide, screen-filling detail.
Cultivars of Woody Plants was created by taxonomist Larry Hatch to be the most complete catalog of tree, shrub, and vine varieties ever compiled. It's not just a compilation of names like so many websites. It has original research, cultivar histories, nomenclature notes, identification charts, detailed descriptions, and over 3000 high-resolution, digital images of 500-1200 pixels wide.
With 38.6 megabytes and 135 pages on content this volume is one of the core necessities in the series.