The Definitive Reference With Over 2,500 PhotographsBook - 1991
Offers growing and propagation tips, discusses the origins of plants and their varieties, covers natural planting associations, provides flowering times, explores sedges and ferns, and mentions gardens to visit around the world.
Firefly Books Ltd
More than ten years in the making, Perennials is the most comprehensive guide available to these popular plants. It includes descriptions of over 2,500 types of perennials, each variety described in detail and illustrated with a handsome color photograph.
After three decades of collaboration, Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix continue to expand their plant collections and hone their knowledge. Perennials includes expert information on:
- Cultivation and propagation
- Plant origins
- Natural planting associations
- Flowering times for every phase of the growing season
- Combinations for borders, island beds, meadow gardens
- Sedges, grasses, hostas and ferns
- Sources, gardens to visit around the world, and further readings.
With a wide variety of old favorites and an exciting selection of rarities, Perennials is widely recognized as the indispensable and inspiring reference for color and variety for all sites and soil conditions.
Comprehensive illustrated directory of 2,500 perennials. Includes planting tips, design ideas and sources. Illustrated throughout in color.