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Perennial All Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for Great-Looking, Trouble-Free Gardens
     

Perennial All Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for Great-Looking, Trouble-Free Gardens

by Jeff Cox
 

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This trustworthy guide and tour through the jungle of perennials that are available from nurseries, garden centers, and mail-order sources describes the 150 greatest, most beautiful, longest-flowering, easiest to care for "all star" perennials. A Perennials Plant Finder helps readers pinpoint the perfect plants for each specific site in a garden. 260 color photos. 65

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This trustworthy guide and tour through the jungle of perennials that are available from nurseries, garden centers, and mail-order sources describes the 150 greatest, most beautiful, longest-flowering, easiest to care for "all star" perennials. A Perennials Plant Finder helps readers pinpoint the perfect plants for each specific site in a garden. 260 color photos. 65 illustrations. 352 pp. Targeted ads & publicity. 5-city author tour.

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author of A Gardener's Encyclopedia of Wildflower C. Colston Burrell
In his quest for the perfect perennial, Jeff Cox has settled on not one, but 150 of the finest, easy-care plants available today. They excel in flower, fragrance, foliage, fruit, fall color, and finesse. Whether you have wet or dry soil, sun or shade, you will find beautiful and serviceable plants to lay the foundation for a successful perennial garden.
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“In his quest for the perfect perennial, Jeff Cox has settled on not one, but 150 of the finest, easy-care plants available today. They excel in flower, fragrance, foliage, fruit, fall color, and finesse. Whether you have wet or dry soil, sun or shade, you will find beautiful and serviceable plants to lay the foundation for a successful perennial garden.” —C. Colston Burrell, author of A Gardener's Encyclopedia of Wildflowers and co-author of Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials

“Another very welcome addition to books on perennials for new gardeners. Enjoyable and informative!” —Frederick McGourty, author of The Perennial Gardener and co-owner of Hillside Gardens, Norfolk, Connecticut

“This book will help you put the right plant in the right location. Jeff Cox has selected the best of the best, and he presents these perennials in a precise, easy-to-understand way that will be valuable to the novice and the experienced gardener alike. Whether you have a small or large garden, this book is a wonderful resource for planning a beautiful perennial garden. And the information in this book wil not become outdated, since an all-star perennial will always remain an all-star.” —André Viette, president, André Viette Farm & Nursery, Fishersville, Virginia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875967806
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.81(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.83(d)

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