Color Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and Habitats
Clever gardeners are discovering the wisdom of imitating nature and grouping plants in communities much as they occur in the wild. This full-color encyclopedia illustrates 40 typical garden habitats, keying each of the more than 1,100 plants-perennials, annuals, ferns, and grasses-to the most appropriate settings.Published at $49.95 Our last copies available at $24.98
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Descriptions of the Perennials and Annuals
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acid soil Africa Alba April-May Asia Asteraceae blue flowers bright bulbs clumps comprises corymbs cultivars cultivation cut flowers cymes daisy family dark dense dry-stone wall Fabaceae fertile florets flower heads flower stalks Flowers appear flowers are borne foliage forms fragrant frost-free place full sun genus golden-yellow grass groundcover grown grows high and blooms Himalayas humus humus soil hybrids inflorescences July-August July-September June-July Lamiaceae light Liliaceae May-June Mediterranean area moist moisture native to Europe native to North North America overwintered panicles perennial petals pink flowers plants are suitable plants prefer plants reach Poaceae Primula produces Propagation racemes reddish rhizomes rock garden root rootstock rosettes seed or division semishade shade shoots sown species are native species native spikes spring stems stolons subshrubs summer sunny tips tive tropical tuberous umbels vigorous violet warm white flowers wide winter wetness winter-hardy woodland margin yellow flowers Zone 9