Magnolias--beloved for their iconic spring blossoms--are among the most popular flowering trees. In The Plant Lover's Guide to Magnolias expert Andrew Bunting shares a plant directory including 146 of the best magnolias for the garden. Featuring information on growth, care, and design, along with hundreds of gorgeous color photographs, it covers everything a home gardener needs to introduce these delightful trees into their garden.
Andrew Bunting is the assistant director of the Chicago Botanic Garden. Prior to that, he worked at the Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College where he helped build a national collection of magnolias recognized by the North American Plant Collections Consortium. He is on the board of directors for the Magnolia Society International and served two terms as president. He has lectured extensively on magnolias, written articles for Arnoldia, Organic Gardening, The American Gardener, and the Magnolia Society Journal, and has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show.