The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs is a definitive reference work on the identification of trees and shrubs is recognised as a horticultural classic. This 9th edition has been fully updated by renowned plantsman Roy Lancaster and botanists from the Royal Horticultural Society.
The new edition contains 1000 more plants than the previous one, i.e over 12.000 in total covering almost 800 genera. Reflecting the impact of climate change, a feature of this new edition is the inclusion of plants associated with regions that experience a milder climate than hitherto more usual in the British Isles. RHS hardiness ratings are also included.