The Flower Gardener S Bible

Author: Lewis Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428070
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A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season Long: 400 Favorite Flowers,
Time-Tested Techniques, Creative ... take cuttings Zones: Varies (see below) Sea
hollies are striking, thistlelike plants 2-4 feet tall with blue or white flowers and ...

The Well Tended Perennial Garden

Author: Tracy DiSabato-Aust
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697873
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Although this may leave a hole in the garden earlier in the season, fresh low
foliage will return and is usually more appealing ... 'Blue Hill' ('Blauhügel') and '
Rose Queen' both reach 20 in. and have distinctive sky-blue and rose-pink
flowers, respectively. 'Caradonna' has tall, strong, slim spikes of violet-blue
flowers on dark stems and is a favorite among many garden designers. ... Salvia
argentea 'Artemis' is a silver sage, a drought-tolerant biennial grown for its
striking silver foliage.

Perennial All Stars

Author: Jeff Cox
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9780875968896
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It turned out to be an astilbe — dwarf Chinese astilbe to be exact — that I've loved
ever since. Even as I write, my stand is blooming in the side garden, and this
plant certainly is one of my personal favorite all-stars. ... These plants bloom late
in the season, with flowers that resemble those of dwarf Chinese astilbe and, like
their parent, they tend to be more drought tolerant than the ... Rosy purple-
flowered 'Veronica Klose' reaches 20 inches tall and blooms late in August or

The Horticulture Gardener S Guides Perennials

Author: Andy McIndoe
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781558707641
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GOOD COMPANIONS to m to in > m "O 20 Early summer As the borders start to
billow in early ... leaves, with a striking dark red-black stripe on each segment,
and flowers similar to those of Tiarella 'Spring Symphony' (zone 4-9). ... Species
of Veronica (speedwell) are widespread throughout Europe. ... Veronica
gentianoides (zone 4-7) is an old garden favorite. ... 3-8); the ranunculus flowers
after the aconite, extending the season of interest. flowers with purple bracts, has
proved very ...

Essential Perennials

Author: Ruth Rogers Clausen
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604696729
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Araceae arum, lords-and-ladies Perfect to add pizzazz to the off-season garden,
arums produce their often showy, undivided leaves (related Arisaema has
divided leaves) from ... Flowers typical of the Araceae, composed of a hood-like
spathe surrounding the erect spadix, appear in spring. If pollinated, bright red
berries (favorite food for wildlife) appear on the spadix above the leaves. ...
greenish white • late spring • 12–20 in. ... The leaves are striking additions to
floral arrangements.

Creating Beds And Borders

Author: Lee Anne White
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561584734
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The lamb's-ears make one garden out of many plants, and by following the
contours of the hillside, they anchor the bed to its site. ... Purple leaves are a
favorite of mine, including those of shrub smokebush (Cotinus coggygria 'Royal
Purple'), perennial coral ... The most striking red-leaved plant in my garden is not
a perennial but a weeping threadleafjapanese maple (Acer pal ... Mine is 20
years old and the most handsome plant in the border. ... A Perennial Border for
All Seasons 141.

The Garden

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WHERE a continuous supply of cut flowers has to be maintained at all seasons,
as is the case in the majority of places, the ... By the latter term is meant the
substitution in the flower garden of whole beds of some striking annual or
perennial plant for ... If planted out in spring in good soil, the majority will flower
the first year, although not so strongly as when better established. ... Single
Dahlias are probably seen to best advantage in circular beds of from 16 feet to 20
feet in diameter.

Trees Shrubs And Roses For Midwest Gardens

Author: Ezra Haggard
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253339614
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One of the showiest flowering trees for the garden, the dogwood is arguably our
most impressive native. ... from Key West in early March, 1 am privileged to see
the dogwoods begin blooming in northern Florida through southern Georgia. ...
any garden, and the dogwood helps with that by remaining a small tree,
spreading more horizontally than vertically (usually from 20' to 30'). ... Keep them
out of the direct sun of a south-facing location, or plan to water them when rain is

Gardening With Perennials

Author: Noel Kingsbury
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022611855X
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With Gardening with Perennials horticulturalist and garden writer Noel Kingsbury brings a global perspective to the Lurie oasis through a wonderful introduction to the world of perennial gardening.