Tulip: 70 Stunning Varieties of the World's Favorite Flower by Liz Dobbs
Whether you prefer to admire your tulips in the garden or in the house, there are literally thousands of varieties to choose from. Delicate, naturally occurring species tulips, flamboyantly ruffled Parrot tulips, mysteriously colored Viridiflora tulips, and the large blooms of Triumph tulips are just a few of the dazzling possibilities. Whatever your taste, there will be a tulip just for you.
This beautiful and informative book, with more than seventy breathtaking photographs, captures the essence of this enchanting flower, tells its history, celebrates its popularity, and reveals why it has entranced and intrigued people for centuries.
Clay Perry’s stunning photography is accompanied by practical text with guidance on successful tulip growing, and a multitude of suggestions for making the most of tulips in the garden. For those who are new to the world of the tulip as well as people who are already converts, Tulip will delight, inform, and inspire.
Liz Dobbs is a London-based gardening writer whose books include Garden Makeovers and The Essential Garden. For three years, her monthly column in the British magazine Garden Inspirations provided solutions to practical gardening problems.
Clay Perry is an internationally renowned garden and still-life photographer based in England. His books include A World of Flowers, Gardening with Light and Color, David Austin’s English Roses, and Iris.