Foliage Plants

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Random House, 1985 - Foliage plants - 223 pages
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All flowering plants, observes the noted horticulturist Christopher Lloyd, have limited blossoming seasons, which are often quite short. And many of the plants with the most beautiful blooms have the dullest or least attractive leaves. Therefore the character of a garden depends to a large degree on foliage plants - everything from trees to grasses - that last throughout the summer, and sometimes throughout th eyear, and that are grown primarily for their foliage.

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User Review  - MsMixte - LibraryThing

Written for a British audience, but a great many of this book's ideas can be put to use in certain areas of the United States. Finding certain cultivars is always dicey, but with luck and patience suitable replacements can probably be found. Read full review


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Christopher Lloyd (1906-1986), one of Britain's premier naval historians, taught at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, and the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, from 1934 to 1966.

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