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The 322 plants described in this publication were rated according to landscape use, height, width, foliage color ...
The 322 plants described in this publication were rated according to landscape use, height, width, foliage color and fall effect, winter injury, ornamental fruit, disease and insect problems. These top-performing perennials are ideal for xeriscapes, rock gardens, wildflower gardens, and the traditional perennial border. Plants that attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds are also featured.
This book is a necessary tool for the horticulture industry, landscape architects and designers, park personnel, the home gardener, and horticulturists in the Rocky Mountain-High Plains region.
|W. D. Holley Plant Environmental Research Center (PERC)||7|
|A Guide to the Plant Descriptions||9|
|Plant Descriptions of the Best Performing Perennials at PERC||13|
|Plant Descriptions of Best Performing Ornamental Grasses at PERC||83|
|App. 1||Charts of Average Bloom Times of Flowering Plants at PERC||93|
|App. 2||Plant Lists||109|
|App. 3||Featured Plants From First Publication Not Found in This Revision||113|
|App. 4||Taxa Not Included In This Publication||115|
|App. 5||Taxa Still in Evaluation||117|
|App. 6||Colorado State Noxious Weed List||118|
|Scientific Name Index||119|
|Common Name Index||123|