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Publisher Comments:

Christopher Lloyd knows perennials as well as anyone else alive. Now available in paperback, this book represents the fruit of Lloyd's lifetime study of perennials. Genus by genus, he sets down everything he has learned, thought, seen, tried, liked, or regretted about them, individually or in combination. He is formidably knowledgeable, iconoclastic, opinionated, and always entertaining. Here, meticulously recorded, are his expert opinions about numerous varieties of flowering garden plants, from Acanthus to Zigadenus, accompanied by spectacular photographs from Jonathan Buckley and others. Any gardener will find themselves opening this book time and again with pleasure and the frequent thought, "I MUST grow this one, too."

Synopsis:

Christopher Lloyd shares a lifetime of experience growing and studying perennials. In an A-Z encyclopedia of plants, we learn about flower and foliage, scent and color, size and shape, soil and cultivation; in effect, everything one needs to know to become an expert gardener.

Synopsis:

Iconoclastic gardening expert Christopher Lloyd sets down everything he has learned, thought, seen, tried, liked, or regretted about perennials, individually or in combination. Here, meticulously recorded, are his expert opinions about numerous varieties of flowering garden plants, from Acanthus to Zigadenus.

About the Author

The late Christopher Lloyd (1921-2006) lived in the 15th century half-timbered manor house of Great Dixter his entire life. He is the author of a string of bestselling garden classics, and in 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society conferred on him its highest award, the Victoria Medal of Honour."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881927474
Subtitle:
Perennials, Bulbs, Grasses, Ferns
Author:
Lloyd, Christopher
Publisher:
Timber Press
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Flowers - Perennials
Subject:
Landscape plants
Subject:
Gardening-Flower Growing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20050701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
10 x 7.5 in

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Product details 448 pages Timber Press (OR) - English 9780881927474 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Christopher Lloyd shares a lifetime of experience growing and studying perennials. In an A-Z encyclopedia of plants, we learn about flower and foliage, scent and color, size and shape, soil and cultivation; in effect, everything one needs to know to become an expert gardener.
"Synopsis" by , Iconoclastic gardening expert Christopher Lloyd sets down everything he has learned, thought, seen, tried, liked, or regretted about perennials, individually or in combination. Here, meticulously recorded, are his expert opinions about numerous varieties of flowering garden plants, from Acanthus to Zigadenus.
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