Perennials

Perennials

The Gardener's Reference

Book - 2007
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Perennials play a central role in today's gardens. Choosing specific plants, however, can be daunting. Is this plant hardy in my area? How big does it get? When does it bloom? Perennials: A Gardener's Reference answers these and many other questions for more than 2,700 species and cultivars in 250 genera, making it one of the most comprehensive guides available. The informative text is enlivened throughout by the authors' wide-ranging experience with perennials and by Lynne Harrison's sumptuous photographs. Whether you're a beginning gardener, a seasoned expert, or a green-industry professional, Perennials: A Gardener's Reference will be the book you turn to again and again for essential information about these supremely beautiful and useful plants.

Perennials play a central role in today's gardens, but choosing among the available riches can be daunting. Perennials: A Gardener's Reference can help, with sumptuous photographs and information on more than 2,700 plants in 250 genera, making it one of the most comprehensive guides available.


Baker & Taylor
An alphabetical listing of more than 2,700 individual perennial plants representing 250 genera furnishes information on each plant's scientific and common names, origins, growing conditions, light requirements, cultivation, propagation, foliage and flower characteristics, companion plants, pest control, and other essentials.

Book News
Seattle-based gardeners Carter, Carrie Becker, and Bob Lilly have co-authored a practical A-Z guide to perennials that gardeners will find both stimulating and easy to use. Each entry contains a color photo and initial description by one of the authors, often with personal notes about the plant's characteristics in the garden, followed by information on its names, origins, habitat, management, propagation, pest and disease, companions, and addition notes. Each entry also contains a table of species and cultivars giving statistics on height and spread, hardiness zone, bloom time, foliage, and comments on each. Oversized: 9x11.25". Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Perennials play a central role in today's gardens. Choosing specific plants, however, can be daunting. Is this plant hardy in my area? How big does it get? When does it bloom? Perennials: A Gardener's Reference answers these and many other questions for more than 2700 species and cultivars in 250 genera, making it one of the most comprehensive guides available. The informative text is enlivened throughout by the authors' wide-ranging experience with perennials and by Lynne Harrison's sumptuous photographs. Whether you're a beginning gardener, a seasoned expert, or a green-industry professional, Perennials: A Gardener's Reference will be the book you turn to again and again for essential information about these supremely beautiful and useful plants.

Baker
& Taylor

An alphabetical listing of more than 2,700 individual perennial plants representing 250 genera furnishes authoritative information on each plant's scientific and common names, origins, growing conditions, light requirements, cultivation, propagation, foliage and flower characteristics, companion plants, pest control, and other essentials.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780881928204
0881928208
Branch Call Number: 635.932 CARTE
Characteristics: 542 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lilly, Bob 1947-
Becker, Carrie

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