Perennials: enduring classics for the contemporary garden

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Harper & Row, Oct 11, 1990 - Gardening - 160 pages
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An elegantly written, beautifully illustrated (140 color photographs) guide and source book to historic perennial gardening, and the first volume of the Antique Flowers series. Perennials provides detailed planting and cultivating information on more than 50 antique flowers.

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User Review  - ruric - LibraryThing

Split into 4 main chapters: the story of antique perennials, the written history of flowers, a history of perennial gardening styles, a portfolio of antique perennials (short A-Z). Presented in a very ... Read full review


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About the author (1990)

Rob Proctor is a prolific author, illustrator, photographer, and lecturer -- as well as a columnist for the Denver Post and an instructor at the Denver Botanic Gardens. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Rob Gray has photographed twelve books, including In the Arts & Crafts Style (Chronicle), Perennials, Annuals, and Country Flowers (all HarperCollins). His work has been featured in HG, House Beautiful, Metropolitan Home, New York, Art & Antiques, Self, and Money, among other magazines. An avid triathlete, Gray lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

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