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Perennials: The Gardener's Reference

By: Susan Carter, Carrie Becker and Bob Lilly

542 pages, 306 col photos, 1 map

Timber Press

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #167938 | ISBN-13: 9780881928204
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Perennials play a central role in today's gardens. Choosing specific plants, however, can be daunting. Is this plant hardy in my area? How big does it get? When does it bloom? Perennials: A Gardener's Reference answers these and many other questions for more than 2,700 species and cultivars in 250 genera, making it one of the most comprehensive guides available. The informative text is enlivened throughout by the authors' wide-ranging experience with perennials and by Lynne Harrison's sumptuous photographs.

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Susan Carter is a garden and landscape designer in Seattle, Washington, with 25 years of experience in various areas of horticulture. Carrie Becker is a professional gardener, landscape designer, consultant, and educator. One of the original designers of the Northwest Perennial Alliance Borders at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, she has gardened in Seattle for more than 40 years. Bob Lilly, another of the original designers of the internationally acclaimed NPA Borders, now works as a plant broker selling perennials to wholesale growers.

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