Synopses & Reviews
An illustrated guide for gardeners to over 100 trees and shrubs selected for their foliage.
Trees and Shrubs for Foliage, part of The Woody Plant series, showcases leaves of every shape, size and color, with full cultivation notes and hardiness zone information, and lively text full of historical reference and anecdote. The spectacular photographs will inspire you to re-examine foliage and the impact it can have on your garden.
The first three books in The Woody Plant series focus on key features of woody plants: Flowers, Foliage and Fragrance. With each book, gardeners can optimize their knowledge of the plants in their garden and pursue their passion for new ones.
Elegantly designed and easy to use, each book in The Woody Plant series also includes: Over 100 plant genera, over 600 species and cultivarsDetails of plant height and width, size, shape and colorCountry of origin, common and scientific names, and derivationsFull cultivation needs, pests and diseases, hardiness zonesTrees and shrubs for smaller gardensOver 250 color photographsMail order sources, comprehensive index and bibliography
The other titles in series are: Trees and Shrubs for Flowers (pb: 1-55297-630-0; hc: 1-55297-631-9) and Trees and Shrubs for Fragrance (pb: 1-55927-632-7; hc: 1-55297-633-5).