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The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Perennials

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: Graham Rice

496 pages, colour photos throughout

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #192729 | ISBN-13: 9781405334310
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About this book

This is the 2011 reprint of the 2006 first edition, and is the definitive practical guide to choosing, planting and combining herbaceous perennials - an essential tool for gardeners of all levels, from the experts at the RHS. From Acaena to Zizia, an A-Z guide to over 5,000 perennials, this book: includes the vast numbers of new perennials made available in the last 10 years; tells you how to choose the right ones for your garden with cultivation, propagation and hardiness information to help you grow them successfully; and gives inspirational ideas for planting schemes and expert tips on how to get the best from your plants and your garden. You can make a perennially beautiful garden with this essential guide.

... more than you will need in a lifetime. The Independent Magazine The last word on them [perennials] for some time to come. Gardens Illustrated


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Biography

Graham Rice is a renowned plantsman and gardening author whose writing has won him admiration on both sides of the Atlantic. He has a regular column in London's Evening Standard, judges at the Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows, and serves on a number of Royal Horticultural Society committees.

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